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English definition of “bylaw”

bylaw

noun [C] (also bye-law)
 
 
/ˈbaɪlɔː/ US   /-lɑː/
GOVERNMENT, LAW a law made by local government that only relates to its particular region: Taxi drivers in the city are controlled by very stringent bylaws and licensing conditions.
US a rule which governs the members of an organization: Under the Federation's bylaws, no one can serve as president for more than two terms.
(Definition of bylaw from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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