law and order

law and order (uncountable)

  1. (dated, 17th century) The principles under which the world and its components operate.
  2. The strict enforcement of law, statutes, and social conventions.
Related terms Translations
  • French: ordre public
  • German: öffentliche Ordnung
  • Russian: обще́ственный поря́док
  • Spanish: orden público

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