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Nawu - Law

Nawu is a Xitsonga word meaning "Law" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of law
- Law n
- Legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity; "there is a law against kidnapping"
- The collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order" [syn: {jurisprudence}]
- A generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics" [syn: {law of nature}]
- A rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society [syn: {natural law}]
- 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" [syn: {practice of law}]
- The force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him" [syn: {police}, {police force}, {constabulary}]
- The branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do [syn: {jurisprudence}, {legal philosophy}]
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