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Oxford dictionary definition of the word law:
1 [mass noun] (often the law) the system of rules which a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties:
shooting the birds is against the law
they were taken to court for breaking the law
[count noun] an individual rule as part of a system of law:
a new law was passed to make divorce easier and simpler
systems of law as a subject of study or as the basis of the legal profession:
he was still practising law
a law firm
statute law and the common law. Compare with equity.
something regarded as having binding force or effect:
he had supreme control—what he said was law
(the law) informal the police:
he’d never been in trouble with the law in his life
2a rule defining correct procedure or behaviour in a sport:
the laws of the game
3a statement of fact, deduced from observation, to the effect that a particular natural or scientific phenomenon always occurs if certain conditions are present:
the second law of thermodynamics
a generalization based on a fact or event perceived to be recurrent:
the first law of American corporate life is that dead wood floats
4 [mass noun] the body of divine commandments as expressed in the Bible or other religious texts.
(the Law) the Pentateuch as distinct from the other parts of the Hebrew Bible (the Prophets and the Writings).
(also the Law of Moses) the precepts of the Pentateuch.