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法; 法学; 规律; 法制
[人名] [英格兰人、苏格兰人姓氏] 劳 Lawrence的中世纪昵称 [人名] [英格兰人、苏格兰人姓氏] 劳地貌名称，来源于古英语，含义是“山，坟”(hill,burial mound)
Light Antitank Weapon 轻型反坦克武器
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The letter merely restated the law of the land.
Mrs Allen's style of cooking owes much to her mother-in-law.
Eisenhower used his muscle to persuade Congress to change the law.
The law is simply too weak to prevent it.
The assist for the goal came from Nicky Law.
We should be aware of the law of trespass.
The law of supply and demand governs the prices of goods.
Good citizens obey the laws.
The law arrived just in time to catch the armed robber.
N-SING 法律（体系）；法律界人士 The law is a system of rules that a society or government develops in order to deal with crime, business agreements, and social relationships. You can also use the law to refer to the people who work in this system.
Obscene and threatening phone calls are against the law...
They are seeking permission to begin criminal proceedings against him for breaking the law on financing political parties...
There must be changes in the law quickly to stop this sort of thing ever happening to anyone else...
The book analyses why women kill and how the law treats them.
N-UNCOUNT （用于指某一种法律）刑法/公司法 Law is used to refer to a particular branch of the law, such as criminal law or company law.
usu adj N
He was a professor of criminal law at Harvard University law school...
Under international law, diplomats living in foreign countries are exempt from criminal prosecution...
Important questions of constitutional law were involved.
N-COUNT （针对某种协议、关系或罪行的）法律，法 A law is one of the rules in a system of law which deals with a particular type of agreement, relationship, or crime.
oft n N
...the country's liberal political asylum law...
The law was passed on a second vote.
N-PLURAL （组织或活动的）规则，规章，条例 The laws of an organization or activity are its rules, which are used to organize and control it.
...the laws of the Church of England...
Match officials should not tolerate such behaviour but instead enforce the laws of the game.
N-COUNT 准则；规矩；道理 A law is a rule or set of rules for good behaviour which is considered right and important by the majority of people for moral, religious, or emotional reasons.
...inflexible moral laws.
N-COUNT 规律；法则 A law is a natural process in which a particular event or thing always leads to a particular result.
The laws of nature are absolute.
N-COUNT 定律；定理 A law is a scientific rule that someone has invented to explain a particular natural process.
...the law of gravity.
N-UNCOUNT 司法界；法律行业 Law or the law is all the professions which deal with Advising people about the law, representing people in court, or giving decisions and punishments.
A career in law is becoming increasingly attractive to young people...
Nearly 100 law firms are being referred to the Solicitors' Disciplinary Tribunal.
N-UNCOUNT 法学 Law is the study of systems of law and how laws work.
He came to Oxford and studied law...
He holds a law degree from Bristol University.
PHRASE 凌驾于法律之上；高于法律 If you accuse someone of thinking they are above the law, you criticize them for thinking that they are so clever or important that they do not need to obey the law.
v-link PHR disapproval
One opposition member of parliament accuses the government of wanting to be above the law...
He considered himself above the law.
PHRASE 平均律 The law of averages is the idea that something is sure to happen at some time, because of the number of times it generally happens or is expected to happen.
On the law of averages we just can't go on losing.
PHRASE 根据法律；依法 If you have to do something by law or if you are not allowed to do something by law, the law states that you have to do it or that you are not allowed to do it.
PHR with cl
By law all restaurants must display their prices outside...
Minicabs are prohibited by law from touting passers-by for business.
PHRASE 诉诸法律；提起诉讼；打官司 If you go to law, you go to court in order to get a legal judgment on a dispute.
V inflects mainly BRIT 主英
He went to law and did not succeed in his claim against us.
PHRASE （自以为是地）发号施令 If you say that someone lays down the law, you are critical of them because they give other people orders and they think that they are always right.
V inflects disapproval
...traditional parents, who believed in laying down the law for their offspring.
PHRASE 不通过法律自行解决，以暴代法（以惩罚他人或摆平某事） If someone takes the law into their own hands, they punish someone or do something to put a situation right, instead of waiting for the police or the legal system to take action.
The speeding motorist was pinned to the ground by angry locals who took the law into their own hands until police arrived.
PHRASE （无视法律或惯例而）我行我素，自行其是 If you say that someone is a law unto himself or herself, you mean that they behave in an independent way, ignoring laws, rules, or conventional ways of doing things.
Some of the landowners were a law unto themselves. There was nobody to check their excesses and they exploited the people.
法, 法律, 法规
In some countries the police enforce the laws.
He is studying law.
vt. & vi.
I will go to the sheriff to law you.
1. legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity;
- " "there is a law against kidnapping" "
2. the collection of rules imposed by authority;
- " "civilization presupposes respect for the law" "
- " "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order" "
3. a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature;
- " "the laws of thermodynamics" "
4. a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
5. the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system;
- " "he studied law at Yale" "
6. the force of policemen and officers;
- " "the law came looking for him" "
7. the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
at (或in) law
according to or concerned with the laws of a country 依法，与法律有关
an agreement enforceable at law.
be a law unto oneself
behave in a manner that is not conventional or predictable （行为）反复无常，一意孤行
go to law
resort to legal action in order to settle a matter 诉诸法律
law and order
a situation characterized by respect for and obedience to the rules of a society 治安，法律与秩序
the law of the jungle
lay down the law
issue instructions to other people in an authoritative or dogmatic way 权威性命令，严令
take the law into one's own hands
punish someone for an offence according to one's own ideas of justice, especially in an illegal or violent way 不顾法律擅自处理
take someone to law
initiate legal proceedings against someone 绳之以法
there's no law against it
(informal)used in spoken English to assert that one is doing nothing wrong, especially in response to an actual or implied criticism (非正式)［口语中表示没有做错，尤用于回应批评］法律又不禁止
I can laugh, can't I? There's no law against it.
a law unto (oneself)
A totally independent operator 独断专行：完全独立的经营者
An executive who is a law unto herself.
take the law into (one's) own hands
To mete out justice as one sees fit without due recourse to law enforcement agencies or the courts. 随意处罚：以某人自己觉得适合的方式给予司法处罚，而不通过正当程序诉诸法律执行机关或法庭
law, constitution, regulation, code, rule, act 这些名词均有"法同，法规"之意。
- 1. lawyer 律师
- 2. left attack wing (lacrosse) 左侧攻击翼(长曲棍球)
- 3. light anti-tank weapon 轻型反坦克武器
- 4. light assault weapon 轻型攻击武器
- 5. low-altitude weapon 低海拔武器
Old English lagu, from Old Norse lag 'something laid down or fixed', of Germanic origin and related to lay