Translation of "law" - English-Polish dictionary

law

noun uk /lɔː/ us
the law

B2 the system of official rules in a country

prawo
You're breaking the law.
It's against the law (= illegal) not to wear seat belts.
It's their job to enforce the law.
by law

B2 If you have to do something by law, it is illegal not to do it.

zgodnie z prawem , w myśl prawa
They have to provide a contract by law.
RULE [ C ]

B2 an official rule in a country

prawo
There are laws against drinking in the street.
They led the fight to impose laws on smoking.
law and order

the obeying of laws in society

praworządność
a breakdown in law and order
SUBJECT [ U ]

B1 the subject or job of understanding and dealing with the official laws of a country

prawo
to study/practise law
a law school/firm
ALWAYS TRUE [ C ]

something that is always true in science, mathematics, etc.

prawo
the laws of nature/physics
the law of averages/gravity

(Translation of “law” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)