legal

(adjective) “[E]stablished by or founded upon law or official and accepted rules” (Princeton University 2010).

Audio Pronunciation: (le·gal)

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Usage Notes:

  • Legal issues are considered for (noun) legality or (noun) illegality by interpreting the law which is often written in (noun) legalese.

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References

Princeton University. 2010. “About WordNet.” WordNet. (http://wordnet.princeton.edu/wordnet).

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