unwritten law

Definition of "unwritten law"
  1. A type of law primarily derived from customs instead of formal legislative statutes
How to use "unwritten law" in a sentence
  1. The town's unwritten law has dictated the way we operate for generations.
  2. Despite the absence of a formal statute, the unwritten law was respected and adhered to by the community.
  3. The unwritten law, passed down through generations, influenced how the villagers interacted.

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