HyperDic: legal_code

English > 1 sense of the expression legal code:
NOUNcommunicationlegal codea code of laws adopted by a state / state or nation
English > legal code: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA code of laws adopted by a state / state or nation.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowerRoman law, Justinian code, civil law, jus civileThe legal code of ancient Rome
Salic lawThe code of laws of the Salian Franks and other German tribes
United States Code, U. S. CodeA consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States
criminal lawThe body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
penal codeThe legal code governing crimes and their punishment
Broadercode, codificationA set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
Spanishcódigo legal

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