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ordinance
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ordinance -- as in: passed the ordinance
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King Lear
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  • Let the superfluous and lust-dieted man, That slaves your ordinance, that will not see Because he does not feel, feel your power quickly; So distribution should undo excess, And each man have enough.

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  • A small town wants everyone to vote on a local ordinance.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Now that the comfort stations were run under military ordinances and the women not professionals but rather those who had unwittingly enlisted or been conscripted into the wartime women’s volunteer corps, to contribute and sacrifice as all did, the expectation was that the various diseases would be kept more or less in check.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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