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the rule of lawnoun [S]

uk   us   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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in Chinese (Simplified) 法治, 法律…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法治, 法律…
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