civil code

Definition of "civil code"
  1. A collection of laws and regulations governing business and negligence legal issues in many states
How to use "civil code" in a sentence
  1. When starting her small business, Rachel studied the civil code to understand her responsibilities.
  2. The attorney referenced the civil code in the negotiation to support his argument.
  3. To avoid legal trouble, it's crucial for individuals to be familiar with their state's civil code.

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