statute
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statute(
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chut
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. la ley
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The death penalty statute was ruled unconstitutional.La ley de pena de muerte fue declarada inconstitucional.
b. el estatuto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The statute limits the amount of billboards on city streets.El estatuto limita la cantidad de vallas publicitarias en las calles de la ciudad.
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statute
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el estatuto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
by statutepor ley
statute booklegislación f, código de leyes
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statute [ˈstætjuːt]
noun
ley (f); estatuto (m)
by statute según la ley; de acuerdo con la ley
modifier
statute book (n) especially (Britain) código (m) de leyes
in or on the statute book en el código de leyes
statute law (n) derecho (m) escrito
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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