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|Noun||1.||rule of law - a state of order in which events conform to the law|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
order - established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"