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"statute" in British English

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statutenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈstætʃ.uːt/  us   /ˈstætʃ.uːt/
a law that has been formally approved and written down
statute book UK
When a law is on or reaches the statute book, it has been formally approved and written down and can be used in a law court.
(Definition of statute from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"statute" in American English

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statutenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈstætʃ·ut/
a law that has been formally approved and written down: [U] The salaries of most federal workers are set by statute.
statutory
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈstætʃ·əˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/
(Definition of statute from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"statute" in Business English

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statutenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈstætʃuːt/ LAW
a law that has been formally approved and recorded: Many state and federal statutes already cover identity theft.by statute A Christmas bonus is not covered by statute as your wages and your holidays are.
(Definition of statute from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“statute” in American English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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