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[Latin, Law.] In medievaljurisprudence,a body or collection of various laws peculiar to a given nation or people; not a code in the modern sense, but an aggregation or collection of laws not codified or systematized. Also, a similar collection of laws relating to a general subject, and not peculiar to any one people.

In modern U.S. and English jurisprudence this term signifies a system or body of laws, written or unwritten, applicable to a particular case or question regarded as local or unique to a particular state, country, or jurisdiction.

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LEX A lexical analyzer generator for the UNIX system. LEX automatically generates a lexical analyzer, given the syntactic rules describing the tokens of a language. It is usually used in conjunction with the compiler generator YACC.

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