Statute in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Statute

a law passed by a formal body such as a legislature

Examples of Statute in a sentence

The statute prohibits businesses from selling alcohol to minors.  🔊

Because the statute bans smoking in restaurants, we will have to go outside to smoke after dinner.  🔊

The rapist cannot be tried for his crimes since the statute of limitations expired two years ago.  🔊

When the legislature passed the immigration statute, protestors rioted in the streets.  🔊

The city statute dictates a nightly curfew for all individuals sixteen years of age or younger.  🔊

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