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English definition of “ordinance”

ordinance

noun [C] uk   /ˈɔː.dɪ.nəns/ us    /ˈɔːr.dən.əns/ formal
a law or rule made by a government or authority: City Ordinance 126 forbids car parking in this area.Rules and laws
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