Translation of "law" - English-Polish dictionary

law

noun uk us /lɔː/
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

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)