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AB2 abbreviation of "Assembly Bill," in the U.S., a proposed law in consideration by a state assembly.
abate in law, to suppress or annul. [1/3 definitions]
abeyance in law, a condition of temporarily undetermined ownership, as of property or an estate. [1/2 definitions]
accessory in law, someone who helps a criminal before or after a crime, but does not commit the crime. [1/4 definitions]
acquit to clear (someone) of a charge or accusation, as in a court of law. [1/3 definitions]
act a law passed by a governing body. [1/14 definitions]
act of God in law, a sudden unforeseen event, esp. a natural disaster such as an earthquake, flood, or tornado, that is caused entirely by forces of nature and could not have been prevented.
administrator a person appointed by a court of law to manage or oversee the estate of a deceased person. [1/2 definitions]
admiralty maritime law, or the court administering such law. [1/3 definitions]
adopt to become by law a parent of (a child who is not one's own offspring), or to accept responsibility for an animal as a pet. [1/3 definitions]
adoption the act or condition of choosing, accepting, taking on, or agreeing to a law, principle, recommendation, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
advocate one who defends or pleads on behalf of another, esp. in a court of law. [1/3 definitions]
agent a law-enforcement or intelligence officer. [1/5 definitions]
age of majority the age at which a person is granted by law the rights and responsibilities of an adult, such as liability under contract and the right to sue.
alienate in law, to transfer (property, title, or the like) to another. [1/2 definitions]
alienation in law, the transfer of ownership of property to another. [1/3 definitions]
alienee in law, a person to whom property is transferred.
alienor in law, a person from whom property is transferred to another.
allegation in law, an assertion that must be proven by the party who made it. [1/3 definitions]
amerce to punish by a fine or penalty, esp. a penalty not specified in law.
anarchy absence of government or law within a state or society. [1/3 definitions]