Translation of "law" - English-Japanese dictionary

law

noun uk /lɔː/ us //

B1 the subject or job of understanding and dealing with the laws of a country

法学
I studied law at college.

an official rule in a country

法律
There are laws against drinking in the street.
the law

the system of official rules in a country

(国の)法
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.

法律によって
Children have to go to school by law.

(Translation of “law” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)