the organic law of a state, especially its constitution.
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How to use fundamental law in a sentence
For decades, one of the fundamental laws of physics formed the basis of our understanding of life on Earth.
Constructor theory puts counterfactuals at the very foundation of physics, so that the most fundamental laws can be formulated in these terms.How to Rewrite the Laws of Physics in the Language of Impossibility | Amanda Gefter | April 29, 2021 | Quanta Magazine
In short, the possibilities of condensed matter are limited only by our imagination and the fundamental laws of physics.
On the other hand, it’s not yet the same thing as what David and I did on the strong interaction, which is part of the fabric of fundamental law.
In October, the country voted overwhelmingly in favor of scrapping its Pinochet-era constitution, and rewriting the nation’s fundamental law.
The outraged grammar stickler mistakes a convention for an immutable and fundamental law of the universe.Go Ahead, End With a Preposition: Grammar Rules We All Can Live With | Nick Romeo | November 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A constitution is the fundamental law of the state; and this is expressly declared to be the supreme law.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster | Daniel Webster
So love is the fulfilling of the law: not merely "a" law, but the very fundamental law on which our continued existence hangs.Spirit and Music | H. Ernest Hunt
They will discuss it, and must adopt it before it can become a part of the fundamental law.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention | Lucius Eugene Chittenden
To give freedom through freedom is the fundamental law of this realm.The Aesthetical Essays | Friedrich Schiller
It was the Union, and not the States, severally, which made slavery part and parcel of the fundamental law of the land.Black and White | Timothy Thomas Fortune
British Dictionary definitions for fundamental law
the law determining the constitution of the government of a state; organic law
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