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Meaning of LAW-ABIDING

Pronunciation:  lou'bIding

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs; "law-abiding citizens"; "observant of the speed limit"
  2. [adj]  (of groups) not violent or disorderly; "the right of peaceful assembly"

LAW-ABIDING is a 11 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: lawful, observant, orderly, peaceful



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Law"-a*bid`ing\, a.
Abiding the law; waiting for the operation of law for the
enforcement of rights; also, abiding by the law; obedient to
the law; as, law-abiding people.

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