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law

noun
 
/lɔː/
B1 the subject or job of understanding and dealing with the laws of a country
قانون
I studied law at college.
an official rule in a country
قانون
There are laws against drinking in the street.
the law the system of official rules in a country
القانون
You’re breaking the law. It’s against the law (= illegal) not to wear seat belts.
by law If you have to do something by law, it is illegal not to do it.
قانونًا
Children have to go to school by law.
(Definition of law from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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