fundamental law

the organic law of a state, especially its constitution.

1910–15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To fundamental law
World English Dictionary
fundamental law
the law determining the constitution of the government of a state; organic law

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
But you couldn't transgress the hacker's fundamental law of software: source
  code must be freely available for further hacking.
Every student of physics learns this fundamental law.
In the process, they seem to have discovered a fundamental law that drives
  human agglomeration.
In which case one violates a fundamental law of logic, the law of
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature