Word: directive, injunction



a specific law, command, or authoritative ruling. "We must obey the Prime Directive." "Based on the law, the judge has issued the following directive."

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  1. This would be distinct from chut, which by the way would be nice to clarify too as to whether it refers to the abstract concept of the law (a system of rules) or a specific legal ruling (a specific rule within such a system).

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