rule of law

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Noun1.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"
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rule of law

n (frm) the rule of lawil principio di legalità
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Our leviathan state cannot rule according to law because law cannot bear the weight imposed by attempts to remake society.
Her consideration of The Queen and the Concubine makes a similar argument for the connection between sovereign and law, arguing that the play favors "a monarch who will rule according to law and legal processes and in favour of the common good" (126).
I hope all parties in Hong Kong cherish the current good environment, firmly implement the 'one country, two systems' principle and the Basic Law, and support the government to rule according to law, develop the economy, improve social well-being and promote democracy, in order to achieve prosperity, stability and build a harmonious society,'' Hu said.