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The age at which a person by law attains the capacity to engage in certain transactions or be treated legally as an adult.
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the age, 18 in most states, at which a person is legally responsible and may enter into contracts, execute deeds, etc.
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|Noun||1.||legal age - the age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs|
eld, age - a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld"
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