statute: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (stach't, -oot), [key]
- an enactment made by a legislature and expressed in a formal document.
- the document in which such an enactment is expressed.
- an instrument annexed or subsidiary to an international agreement, as a treaty.
- a permanent rule established by an organization, corporation, etc., to govern its internal affairs.
- statute (Thesaurus)