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le·gal

legal

 
 
pronunciation:
li gl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or having to do with law.
A lawyer is a member of the legal profession.
similar words:
judicial, lawful
definition 2: allowed by law.
I am the legal owner of the car.
 
synonyms:
lawful, legitimate, valid
antonyms:
criminal, illegal, unlawful
similar words:
sanctioned
derivation: legally (adv.)
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leg1 Latin root that means law