Definition: Meaning of, Laws in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / lɔːz /

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  1. the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
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Laws used in phrases

  • Bachelor of Laws (noun)
    1. a three-year law degree
  • Corn Laws, the
    1. laws in Britain in the 19th century controlling the price of foreign corn, and making it more expensive than corn produced in Britain. This protected British farmers from competition, but hurt the ordinary people, and after much protest, the laws were changed in 1846
  • Doctor of Laws (noun)
    1. an honorary law degree
  • Kirchhoff's laws (noun)
    1. physics two laws governing electric networks in which steady currents flow: the sum of all the currents at a point is zero and the sum of the voltage gains and drops around any closed circuit is zero
  • Master of Laws (noun)
    1. an advanced law degree
  • equal protection of the laws (noun)
    1. law a right guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution and by the due-process clause of the Fifth Amendment
  • in-laws (noun)
    1. your relatives by marriage, especially the father and mother of your husband or wife [↪  mother-in-law, father-in-law]
  • licensing laws (noun)
    1. the British laws that say when and where you can sell alcohol
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