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Meanings of Law-and-order:

noun

A situation in which laws are obeyed, and people behave in an organized and peaceful way

Usage examples:

Taxing consumption of alcohol is an issue of law and order.

Meanings of Law-court:

noun

→  court of law

Usage examples:

He is ready to defend his fundamental human rights in a law court.

Lawbreaker

ˈlɔːˌbreɪ.kər

Meanings of Lawbreaker:

noun

A person who breaks the law.

Usage examples:

They're being criminalized and treated as lawbreakers.

Lawbreakers

ˈlɔːˌbreɪ.kər

Meanings of Lawbreakers:

noun

A person who breaks the law.

Usage examples:

They're being criminalized and treated as lawbreakers.

Meanings of Lawcourt:

noun

A court of law.

Lawful

ˈlɔː.fəl

Meanings of Lawful:

adjective

Conforming to, permitted by, or recognized by law or rules.

Usage examples:

It is an offence to carry a weapon in public without lawful authority

Lawfully

ˈlɔː.fəl.i

Meanings of Lawfully:

adverb

In a way that conforms to or is permitted or recognized by the law.

Usage examples:

He was deemed to have acted lawfully and was not prosecuted

Meanings of Lawgiver:

noun

A person who draws up and enacts laws.

Usage examples:

The monarch was supreme executive, lawgiver, judge, and warrior

Lawgivers

ˈlɔːɡɪvə

Meanings of Lawgivers:

noun

A person who draws up and enacts laws.

Usage examples:

The monarch was supreme executive, lawgiver, judge, and warrior

Meanings of Lawgiving:

adjective

Relating to the making or enacting of laws; legislative.

Usage examples:

Law-giving bodies

Lawless

ˈlɔː.ləs

Meanings of Lawless:

adjective

Not governed by or obedient to laws; characterized by a lack of civic order.

Usage examples:

A lawless region where peace never really took hold

Meanings of Lawlessly:

adverb

In a way that is illegal or not controlled by laws

Usage examples:

Gang members operated lawlessly and violently., the corrupt judge lawlessly allowed him to be his o…

Lawlessness

ˈlɔːləsnəs

Meanings of Lawlessness:

noun

A state of disorder due to a disregard of the law.

Usage examples:

The country's descent into lawlessness

Lawmaker

ˈlɔːˌmeɪ.kər

Meanings of Lawmaker:

noun

A legislator.

Usage examples:

The game's official lawmakers are preparing the new legislation

Lawmakers

ˈlɔːˌmeɪ.kər

Meanings of Lawmakers:

noun

A legislator.

Usage examples:

The game's official lawmakers are preparing the new legislation

Lawmaking

ˈlɔːˌmeɪkɪŋ

Meanings of Lawmaking:

adjective

Relating to or responsible for the making of laws.

Usage examples:

A regional lawmaking body
noun

The making of laws; legislation.

Usage examples:

The responsibility of lawmaking

Meanings of Lawman:

noun

(in the us) a law-enforcement officer, especially a sheriff.

Usage examples:

As such, early episodes represent an update of classic westerns, with tough lawmen attempting to pa…

Lawmen

ˈlɔːmən

Meanings of Lawmen:

noun

(in the us) a law-enforcement officer, especially a sheriff.

Usage examples:

As such, early episodes represent an update of classic westerns, with tough lawmen attempting to pa…

Lawn

lɔːn

Meanings of Lawn:

noun

An area of short, regularly mown grass in the garden of a house or park.

Usage examples:

She was sitting in a deckchair on the lawn

Lawnmower

ˈlɔːnˌməʊ.ər

Meanings of Lawnmower:

noun

A machine for cutting the grass on a lawn.

Usage examples:

They would not spend their hard-earned money on lawns, lawnmowers, backyard barbecues, household ap…

Lawns

lɔːn

Meanings of Lawns:

noun

An area of short, regularly mown grass in the garden of a house or park.

Usage examples:

She was sitting in a deckchair on the lawn

Lawrencium

lɒˈrɛnsɪəm

Meanings of Lawrencium:

noun

The chemical element of atomic number 103, a radioactive metal of the actinide series. lawrencium does not occur naturally and was first made by bombarding californium with boron nuclei.

Usage examples:

Actinides - the radioactive chemical elements that span from actinium to lawrencium on the periodic…

Laws

lɔː

Meanings of Laws:

noun

The system of rules which a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties.

Usage examples:

Shooting the birds is against the law

Lawsuit

ˈlɔː.suːt

Meanings of Lawsuit:

noun

A claim or dispute brought to a law court for adjudication.

Usage examples:

His lawyer filed a lawsuit against los angeles city

Meanings of Lawsuits:

noun

A claim or dispute brought to a law court for adjudication.

Usage examples:

His lawyer filed a lawsuit against los angeles city

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