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
statutesand lawsof 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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