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Noun: statute  sta-choot
  1. (law) an act passed by a legislative body
    - legislative act
Adjective: statute  sta-choot
  1. Enacted by a legislative body
    "statute law";
    - codified

Derived forms: statutes

See also: written

Type of: act, enactment

Encyclopedia: Statute