bye-law

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bylaw or bye-law (ˈbaɪˌlɔː)
 
n
1.  a rule made by a local authority for the regulation of its affairs or management of the area it governs
2.  a regulation of a company, society, etc
3.  a subsidiary law
 
[C13: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse bӯr dwelling, town; see bower1, law1]
 
bye-law or bye-law
 
n
 
[C13: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse bӯr dwelling, town; see bower1, law1]

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