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lex

 (lĕks)
n. pl. le·ges (lē′jēz′)
Law.

[Latin lēx, lēg-; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

lex

(lɛks)
n, pl leges (ˈliːdʒiːz)
1. (Law) a system or body of laws
2. (Law) a particular specified law
[Latin]

lex

(lɛks)

n., pl. le•ges (ˈli dʒiz; Lat. ˈlɛ gɛs)
[1490–1500; < Latin]

lex.

1. lexical.
2. lexicon.
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lex

noun
The formal product of a legislative or judicial body:
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But it is at least problematical, whether an unjust sentence against a foreigner, where the subject of controversy was wholly relative to the lex loci, would not, if unredressed, be an aggression upon his sovereign, as well as one which violated the stipulations of a treaty or the general law of nations.
For they may remember, what the apostle saith of a greater law than theirs; Nos scimus quia lex bona est, modo quis ea utatur legitime.
This enriched Lex Machina data provides a more accurate view than the data provided by the PTO on its PTAB portal.
325 LEX features a shimmering glass-curtain-wall design that accentuates natural light and air, providing residents with sought-after views of the East River and the iconic Midtown skyline, including the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building.
The LEX L10 device features Motorola Solutions' new Public Safety Experience (PSX) user interface that intelligently prioritizes information to only present what is the most critical for the responder based on the individual s current status and activity.
Fans know that Jesse Eisenberg will portray the supervillain Lex Luthor who is the wealthy, highly intellectual business magnate.
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Lex and Naomi, below, have never met but they've agreed to give each other total access to their homes, friends, families and work colleagues who'll be quizzed about their romantic history.
David Roll, who established the foundation in 2005, wanted to take advantage of Lex Mundi, an association of independent law firms with one firm in each of the 50 U.
In 2005, Beloff argued that the proponents of the proposition that there is such a coherent entity as sports law, clearly adopt the Latin phraseology to endow the subject with a spurious antiquity - sometimes using the alternative term lex ludica - "although that carries with it in mistranslation unhappy overtones of ludicrousness".
Initially it is difficult to find sympathy for avowed cheat, liar, and young conman, Lex Trent, the main character.
The Lex Allan Group incorporating Lex Allan Estate Agency, Lex Allan Lettings, Lex Allan Commercial and Lex Allan & Grove are an independent company of property specialists offering professional services including Estate Agency, Residential Lettings, Commercial Agency and Property Management, Valuations, Land and New Home Advice.