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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Law explicitly made, as compared to natural law, prescribed by express enactment or institution.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Municipal law, under Law.
  • n.

Etymologies

1651: From Thomas Hobbes, The Leviathan (Wiktionary)

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