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plural nounNorth American
A country's statutes in their original version, regardless of later modifications.
- ‘The United States Statutes at Large (also prepared by the Office of the Federal Register) provide a permanent collection of the laws of each session of Congress in bound volumes.’
- ‘The United States Statutes at Large is legal and permanent evidence of all the laws enacted during a session of Congress.’
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