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

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"the rule of law" in British English

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the rule of lawnoun [ S ]

uk /ˌruːl əv ˈlɔː/ us /ˌruːl əv ˈlɑː/ formal

a set of laws that people in a society must obey:

Everyone is subject to the rule of law.

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

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