Word of the Day
maxim maxim
/ˈmæk səm /

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  • legal legal  /ˈli ɡəl/ ?  established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules

    legal meaning(s) 

    1. (adj) established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
    2. (adj) of or relating to jurisprudence
    3. (adj) having legal efficacy or force
    4. (adj) relating to or characteristic of the profession of law
    5. (adj) allowed by official rules

    Synonym(s)

    legal usage(s)

    1. There is a acrimonious debate going on in a lot of countries regarding prostitution being made legal.
    2. Is there a case for assisted suicides to be made legal?
  • legal action legal action  a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes…
  • legal age legal age  the age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs
  • legal assistant legal assistant  a person with specialized training who assists lawyers
  • legal blindness legal blindness  vision that is 20/200 or worse in both eyes (20/200 vision is the ability…
  • legal brief legal brief  a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
  • legal code legal code  a code of laws adopted by a state or nation
  • legal community legal community  the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction
  • legal document legal document  (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants…
  • legal duty legal duty  acts which the law requires be done or forborne
  • legal expert legal expert  a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
  • legal fee legal fee  a fee paid for legal service
  • legal fraud legal fraud  comprises all acts or omissions or concealments involving breach of equitable…
  • legal guardian legal guardian  a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted…
  • legal holiday legal holiday  authorized by law and limiting work or official business
  • legal injury legal injury  any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
  • legal instrument legal instrument  (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants…
  • legal jointure legal jointure  (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement…
  • legal opinion legal opinion  the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
  • legal ouster legal ouster  the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land…
  • legal philosophy legal philosophy  the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles…
  • legal power legal power  (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
  • legal principle legal principle  (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence
  • legal proceeding legal proceeding  (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments…
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