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ordinance

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɔːdɪnəns/ LAW, GOVERNMENT
a law, usually one made by a city or regional government: The ordinance would require apartment managers to verify that renters are US citizens. Under the ordinance, a municipal court judge also will have the right to suspend offenders from driving for six months. a city/county/local ordinance a zoning/restriction/immigration ordinancepass/approve/enforce an ordinance After town-hall meetings, the city passed an ordinance that limits the number of chain restaurants.
Translations of “ordinance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 法令, 法規, 條令,條例…
in Russian указ, закон…
in Turkish yasa, yönetmelik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法令, 法规, 条令,条例…
in Polish rozporządzenie, zarządzenie…
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