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NATURAL LAW

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does natural law mean? 

NATURAL LAW (noun)
  The noun NATURAL LAW has 1 sense:

1. a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society

  Familiarity information: NATURAL LAW used as a noun is very rare.


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NATURAL LAW (noun)


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Meaning:

A rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

natural law; law

Hypernyms ("natural law" is a kind of...):

concept; conception; construct (an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "natural law"):

divine law (a law that is believed to come directly from God)

principle (a basic truth or law or assumption)

sound law (a law describing sound changes in the history of a language)


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