Definition of law-abidingness in US English:



  • See law-abiding

    • ‘It is these cultural understandings which are the immediate determinants of law-abidingness or deviation.’
    • ‘‘We will need to work together, to reform our immigration policies and instill a culture of law-abidingness, where it has been lacking,’ he said.’
    • ‘And while we should generally want to create a culture of law-abidingness, a culture of pacifism is a recipe for national disaster.’
    • ‘As long ago as 1865 Bagehot noted the law-abidingness of the British.’
    • ‘Libertarians recognize that a free market needs a culture of law-abidingness, promise-keeping, and respect for contracts.’