nom·o·thet·ic (nŏm′ə-thĕtĭk) or nom·o·thet·ic·al (-ĭk-əl)
1. Of or relating to lawmaking; legislative.
2. Of or relating to the study or discovery of general laws, as of nature or of human behavior.
[Greek nomothetikos : nomos, law; see nem- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + thetikos, thetic; see THETIC.]
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