ordinance

  1. an authoritative rule
  2. a statute enacted by a city government
  3. the act of ordaining

Ordinance

• (n.) Ordnance; cannon. • (n.) Orderly arrangement; preparation; provision. • (n.) A rule established by authority; a permanent rule of action; a statute, law, regulation, rescript, or accepted usage; an edict or decree; esp., a local law enacted by a municipal government; as, a municipal ordinance. • (n.) Rank; order; station....
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ordinance

1. Orderly arrangement; preparation; provision. 'They had made their ordinance Of victual, and of other purveyance.' (Chaucer) ... 2. A rule established by authority; a permanent rule of action; a statute, law, regulation, rescript, or accepted usage; an edict or decree; especially, a local law enacted by a municipal government; as, a municipal ord...
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Ordinance

[Belgium] Ordinance (Ordonnantie, ordonnance) in Belgium refers to legislation passed by the Brussels Parliament in exercise of its regional competences and by the United Assembly of the Common Community Commission. In principle, ordinances have the same legal force as laws and decrees, however, the Federal Government has the authority to s...
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Ordinance

[Christianity] Ordinance is a Protestant Christian term for baptism, communion and other religious rituals. Some Protestants, such as Baptists, Churches of Christ, Christian Churches/Churches of Christ, Disciples of Christ, and Mennonites, do not call them `sacraments` because they believe these rituals are outward expressions of faith, rat...
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Ordinance

[Christian] ==Summary == Badge of Mälarhöjdens IK as found on the Mälarhöjdens IK Official website. Available at http://www.malarhojden.com/. ===Fair-use rationale=== ...
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Ordinance

[Latter Day Saints] In Mormonism, ordinances are `sacred rites and ceremonies` and `consist of acts that have spiritual meanings.`{Cn|date=March 2014|reason=Uses quotes but offers no source. Are quote marks needed?} Ordinances can also mean God’s laws and statutes. Mormons believe that certain ordinances involve the formation of a covenan...
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Ordinance

[university] In a United Kingdom universities, an ordinance is detailed legislation that translates the broad principles of the university`s charter and statutes. All UK universities created before 1992 are established by Royal Charter. Under their charters, they are empowered to make statutes, but any changes to these require the approval ...
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Ordinance

Or'di·nance noun [ Middle English ordenance , Old French ordenance , French ordonnance . See Ordain , and confer Ordnance , Ordonnance .] 1. Orderly arrangement; preparation; provision. [ Obsolete] Spenser. « They had made their or...
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Ordinance

A law adopted by a town or city council, county board of supervisors, or other municipal governing board. Typically, local governments issue ordinances establishing zoning and parking rules, and regulating noise, garbage removal, and the operation of parks and other areas within the locality's borders.
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Ordinance

A law adopted by the governing body of a municipality or county.
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Ordinance

A law passed by a municipal government of a city, town, village to establish rules and regulations affecting people or areas of a specific locality.
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Ordinance

A law, a statute, a decree. An ordinance is a law enacted by a municipal body, such as a city council or county commission (sometimes called county council or county board of supervisors). Ordinances govern matters not already covered by state or federal laws such as zoning, safety and building regulations. This word is more usually applied to ...
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Ordinance

A military weapon or item of destruction (e.g. bullets).
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Ordinance

A religious rite or ceremony performed in obedience to scripture, but not considered a sacrament.
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Ordinance

A religious rite or ceremony performed in obedience to scripture, but not considered a sacrament.
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ordinance

a statute enacted by a city government
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ordinance

an authoritative rule
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ordinance

an authoritative rule
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ordinance

an authoritative rule
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ordinance

Commonly, a regulation passed by a municipal legislative body.
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ordinance

Law enacted by a municipality such as a county or city council.
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ordinance

n. a statute enacted by a city or town.
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ordinance

[n] - a statute enacted by a city government
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