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the rule of law

noun [S] uk   formal us  
a set of laws that people in a society must obey: Everyone is subject to the rule of law.
Translations of “the rule of law”
in Chinese (Traditional) 法治, 法律…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法治, 法律…
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