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English definition of “ordinance”
/ˈɔːdɪnəns/ noun [C] 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.