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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A register of statutes, laws, or legislative acts: a generic term commonly used to comprehend all the volumes in which the statute law of a state or nation is authoritatively promulgated.

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  • noun informal, law All the statutes and laws of a given jurisdiction, whether or not listed in an actual book.

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  • noun a record of the whole body of legislation in a given jurisdiction

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