from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The public interest or public good as expressed in principles that guide the interpretation and enforcement of the law.
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- noun law The set of policies (
laws, plans, actions, behaviors) of a government; plans and methods of action that govern that society; a system of laws, courses of action, and priorities directing a government action.
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