law noun (RULE) translate to Traditional Chinese

Translation of "law" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (RULE)
/lɔː/ US  /lɑː/
[C or U] a rule, usually made by a government, that is used to order the way in which a society behaves, or the whole system of such rules
There are laws against drinking in the street.
The laws governing the possession of firearms are being reviewed.
They led the fight to impose laws on smoking.
They have to provide a contract by law.
She's going to study law at university.
[or+ -ing verb + to infinitive] Many doctors want to see a law banning/to ban all tobacco advertising.
→  See also bylaw , lawsuit , lawyer Rules and laws
the law the system of rules of a particular country
What does the law say about having alcohol in the blood while driving?
Of course robbery is against the law!
The judge ruled that the directors had knowingly broken the law.
You can't take that course of action and remain within the law.
Rules and laws
[S] informal the police
The law was/were out in force at the demonstration.
The police generally
go to law When someone goes to law about something, they ask a court to decide if it was done legally.
Taking legal action
(Definition of law noun (RULE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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