bylaw

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Module error: The module returned a nil value. It is supposed to return an export table. (obsolete)
  • Module error: The module returned a nil value. It is supposed to return an export table.
  • Module error: The module returned a nil value. It is supposed to return an export table., Module error: The module returned a nil value. It is supposed to return an export table.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse by (town; settlement) + Module error: The module returned a nil value. It is supposed to return an export table., apparently a variant of Middle English byrlaw, from Old Norse býjar (town's; settlement's) + Module error: The module returned a nil value. It is supposed to return an export table.. Module error: The module returned a nil value. It is supposed to return an export table. is attested earlier in English but is unattested in Old Norse and the cognates in Scandinavian languages follow the development of bylaw: Danish bylov (municipal law), Swedish bylag and Module error: The module returned a nil value. It is supposed to return an export table..[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bylaw (plural bylaws)

  1. A local custom or law of a settlement or district.
  2. A rule made by a local authority to regulate its own affairs.
  3. A law or rule governing the internal affairs of an organization (e.g., corporation or business).

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See also[edit]

  • Module error: The module returned a nil value. It is supposed to return an export table.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, "by-law | bye-law, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 1888.