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Definition 1: an act passed by a legislative body - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for statute in the sense of this definition

(statute is a kind of ...) a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

(... is a kind of statute ) formerly a state law that protected manufacturers from price-cutting by allowing them to set minimum retail prices for their merchandise; eliminated by the United States Congress in 1975

(... is a kind of statute ) an act passed by the British Parliament in 1756 that raised revenue from the American Colonies by a duty in the form of a stamp required on all newspapers and legal or commercial documents; opposition by the Colonies resulted in the repeal of the act in 1766

(... is a kind of statute ) a provision in a law that confers on appropriate officials the power to implement or enforce the law

(... is a kind of statute ) an act passed by Congress in 1978 to establish procedures for requesting judicial authorization for foreign intelligence surveillance and to create the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; intended to increase United States counterintelligence; separate from ordinary law enforcement surveillance

(... is a kind of statute ) a statute enacted by a city government

(... is a kind of statute ) a legislative act that applies only to a particular person or particular district

(statute is a part of ...) a clause that is appended to a legislative bill

(statute belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: enacted by a legislative body - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where statute or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • statute law
  • codified written laws

Synonyms for statute in the sense of this definition

(statute is similar to ...) systematically collected and written down

"written laws"

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