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ture

1. (loan) (verb) (-tia,-a,-ngia) to make laws, make legal, protect legally.

E Tame, ko te ingoa o te taniwha nā he kekeno, he oioi rānei, he taniwha tapu, kua turengia e te Kāwanatanga (TP 10/1906:5). / Tame, the name of that monster is a furseal, a protected animal which has been legally protected by the government.

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2. (loan) (noun) law, rule, statute, act (of parliament), commandment, ordinance, justice system.

E mātau ana koe ki ngā ture, Kaua e pūremu, Kaua e patu tangata, Kaua e tāhae, Kaua e whakapae teka, Whakahōnoretia tōu pāpā me tōu whaea (PT Ruka 18:20). / Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.

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3. (loan) (noun) formula, theorem.

He kīanga pāngarau te ture e whakaatu ana i te pānga o ētahi taurangi e rua, nui ake rānei. Hei tauira, ko te ture hei tātai i te horahanga o te tapawhā hāngai (TRP 2010:299). / A formula is a mathematical expression which shows the relationship between variables. For example the formula for calculating the area of a rectangle.

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hātepe ture

1. (loan) (noun) legal process.

tikanga ture

1. (loan) (noun) legal system.

ture kāwanatanga

1. (loan) (noun) constitutional law.

Nā te hiahia o ngā tāngata whai kia whakatū kāwanatanga mō rātau ake, i te tau 1852 ka whakamanahia e te paremata o Ingarangi te ture kāwanatanga mō Niu Tīreni (Te Ara 2013). / When the people sought self-government, in 1852 the British Parliament passed the New Zealand Constitution Act for New Zealand.

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ture whakamataku

1. (loan) (noun) terrorism law.

ture kore

1. (loan) (noun) lawlessness, anarchy, chaos, disorder.

Me whakaaro nui, me tūpato hoki, kei pēhia te tika e te whakaaro o te hunga pōauau, kei raru te whenua katoa i te ture kore, i te hē, i runga i te mahi wairangi a ētahi tāngata whakaaro pōhēhē (MM.TKM 14/7/1860:12). / Take heed that the councils of the foolish do not prevail, and that the whole country is not thrown into anarchy and confusion by the folly of a few misguided men.

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2. (loan) (modifier) lawless, anarchical, chaotic, disorderly, illegally.

Me tūpato tātou kei tangohia ture koretia ō tātou whenua. / We should be careful or our land will be taken illegally.

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Kaunihera Ture

1. (noun) Legislative Council.

I Maehe o te tau 1936, ka whakatūria a Rangi hei mema mō te Kaunihera Ture, he utu rā tēnei ka roa kē nei ia e taituarā ana i te Rōpū Reipa (TTR 1998:108). / In March 1936 Rangi was appointed to the Legislative Council, recognition for his long-standing support of the Labour Party.

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ture tātai

1. (loan) (noun) formula.

Ko te ture tātai mō te tere e mea ana, me wehe te tawhiti o te haere ki te wā i oti ai te haere (RP 2009:421). / The formula for speed says that the distance travelled should be divided by the duration of the travel.

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Manatū Ture, Te

1. (loan) (noun) Ministry of Justice.

kāhui hanga ture

1. (noun) senate.

whare pukapuka ture

1. (loan) (noun) law library.

Ture Whakahaere Rawa

1. (noun) Resource Management Act.

rūnanga hanga ture

1. (loan) (noun) legislature.

Nō te tau 1893, i pōti kē a Tūnuiārangi mō te kaupapa a Hōne Heke Ngāpua ina te mutunga mai, e mea ana kia wehea mai te rūnanga hanga ture a te Kotahitanga kia tū wātea mai i te mana o te Kāwana (TTR 1996:259). / In 1893 Tūnuiārangi had voted for Hōne Heke Ngāpua's proposal which sought independence for the Kotahitanga legislature from the governor's authority.

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ture a Pythagoras

1. (noun) theorem of Pythagoras.

Ko Pythagoras tētahi o ngā tohunga pāngarau rongonui o te whenua o Kiriki, i ngā tau 572 - 495 i mua i te whānautanga mai o Ihu Karaiti. Nāna te ture nei, te ture a Pythagoras, e hono ana i ngā tapa e toru o tētahi tapatoru hāngai, arā, he ōrite te pūrua o te tāroa ki te tapeke o ngā pūrua o ngā tapa poto (TRP 2010:300). / Pythagoras was a famous mathematician from Greece in the years 572 - 495 before the birth of Christ. He revealed a theorem, the theorem of Pythagoras, which links the sides of a right-angled triangle, namely that the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides (TRP 2010:300).

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Poari Ratonga Ture, Te

1. (loan) Legal Services Board.

āwhina ā-ture

1. (loan) (noun) legal aid.

Rōpū Ture o Aotearoa

1. (loan) New Zealand Law Society.

Tāhū o te Ture

1. (loan) Ministry of Justice.

ture-ā-noho

1. (loan) (noun) social norms.

ture o te ao

1. (loan) (noun) international law.

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