[singular/uncountable] a system of rules within a country, region, or community dealing with people’s behaviour and activities above the law (=allowed to not obey the law):
Neither the government nor any official is above the law.
become law (=be made a law):
The bill could become law as soon as next year.
enforce the law (=punish people who do not obey it):
It is the Attorney-General’s job to enforce the law, not the White House’s.
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