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leges

[lee-jeez; Latin le-ges] /ˈli dʒiz; Latin ˈlɛ gɛs/
noun
1.
plural of lex.

lex

[leks] /lɛks/
noun, plural leges
[lee-jeez; Latin le-ges] /ˈli dʒiz; Latin ˈlɛ gɛs/ (Show IPA)
1.
law1 .
Origin of lex
1490-1500
First recorded in 1490-1500, lex is from the Latin word lēx
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leges

/ˈliːdʒiːz/
noun
1.
the plural of lex

lex

/lɛks/
noun (pl) leges (ˈliːdʒiːz)
1.
a system or body of laws
2.
a particular specified law
Word Origin
Latin
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