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"law and order" in British English

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law and ordernoun [U]

uk   /ˌlɔː ənd ˈɔː.dər/  us   /ˌlɑː ənd ˈɔːr.dɚ/
C2 a situation in which the laws of a country are being obeyed, especially when the police or army are used to make certain of this: a complete breakdown in law and order
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"law and order" in Business English

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law and ordernoun [U]

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a situation in which laws are obeyed, and people behave in an organized and peaceful way: Taxing consumption of alcohol is an issue of law and order.
(Definition of law and order from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 法律与秩序…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法律與秩序…
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