Canon noun - A collection or system of rules of conduct.
Usage example: the ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility is a lawyer's canon
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Synonyms for Canon
Law is a synonym for canon in rule topic. In some cases you can use "Law" instead a noun "Canon", when it comes to topics like principle, demand, command. popular alternative
Law noun - A rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority and especially a legislature.
Usage example: a record number of laws were passed in that legislative session
Canon is a synonym for law in principle topic. You can use "Canon" instead a noun "Law", if it concerns topics such as demand, society, standard, command. popular alternative
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- His canon was never developed, aside from Word of God stating he joined the Rangers "reluctantly." Fanon tends to go with the theory that he wasn't always on the "good" side of the law.
Source: Chaotic Good
- While not explicit in the anime (although there are are a few subtle Ship Tease moments) it is made clearer in the manga and becomes fully canon by the end of the sequel series, The Law of Ueki Plus.
Source: Manga / The Law of Ueki
- In canon Mass Effect, this never happened, and even during the trilogy the law against opening relays was still upheld.
Source: Alternate Universe
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