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statute

Pronunciation: /ˈstætʃuːt; ˈstætjuːt/

Translation of statute in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • ley (feminine) by statute por ley statute of limitations ley de prescripción the university statutes el estatuto or los estatutos de la universidad
    Example sentences
    • Rules are written to reflect the statutes passed in legislation.
    • Congress has passed statutes making a defendant pay the fee of a plaintiff's lawyer if the plaintiff prevails in the case.
    • It is not entirely clear from this paper, it may be clear from the original: is this form of lease prescribed by statute or regulation?

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