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statute

noun [C/U]  /ˈstætʃ·ut/ us  
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]  /ˈstætʃ·əˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/ us  
Translations of “statute”
in Spanish estatuto…
in French loi…
in German das Gesetz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成文法, 法令,法規…
in Russian закон, устав…
in Turkish yasa, kanun, nizam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成文法, 法令,法规…
in Polish ustawa, prawo…
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