Law-abiding - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈlɔː əbaɪdɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word law-abiding
Brit.  |ˈlɔːəbʌɪdɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word law-abiding

adjective

- (of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs(syn: observant)

law-abiding citizens

Examples

We all know why so many law-abiding Americans own guns.

...a program for rehabilitating hard-core reprobates and turning them into hard-working, law-abiding citizens...

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