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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)

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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   /ˈstætʃuːt/ us   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

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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