Meaning of “the law of the jungle” in the English Dictionary

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"the law of the jungle" in British English

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the law of the jungle

the idea that people who care only about themselves will be most likely to succeed in a society or organization:

We hope for a world where the rule of law, not the law of the jungle, governs the conduct of nations.

(Definition of “the law of the jungle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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