legal status

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: status - a status defined by law
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
status, position - the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
civil death - the legal status of a person who is alive but who has been deprived of the rights and privileges of a citizen or a member of society; the legal status of one sentenced to life imprisonment
villainage, villeinage - the legal status or condition of servitude of a villein or feudal serf
citizenship - the status of a citizen with rights and duties
marital status - the condition of being married or unmarried
nonage, minority - any age prior to the legal age
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Although the law has almost countenanced errors of youth by conceding to tardy regret a legal status to natural children, the insurmountable prejudices of society bring a strong force to the support of the reluctance of the law.
administration is extending the protected legal status of roughly 7,000 Syrians living in the U.S.
'After necessary procedures, the Convention on Legal Status of the Caspian Sea will be sent to the Parliament for approval', said Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, APA's Tehran bureau reports.
During the course of proceedings, Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan remarked that there was no legal status of Guns and Country Club.
Despite several emails, no concrete response has been given by Fazaia Housing Scheme regarding the legal status of their operation, till to date, except demanding further installments.
Deir Ezzor, SANA- In framework of enhancing local reconciliations and expanding their scope, the legal status of tens of youths who deserted the compulsory military service or the military reservation has been settled in Deir Ezzor province.
Sara Morais, a Leaving Cert student in Gort, Co Galway, is appealing to the authorities for help with her legal status so she can go on to third level.
The signing of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea is a new milestone in the history of the Caspian countries, the head of the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan, Khalaf Khalafov, said at the first meeting of the High Level Working Group on the Implementation of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea with the participation of representatives of the Caspian states in Baku, Trend reports on Feb.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has ratified the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea.
Therefore, they should consider other factors and realize the true value of being legal, which far outweigh the cost: class="10PalatinoTextbull Legal status brings peace of mind.
The chief justice had summoned the federal ministers for health and law during a hearing of a case regarding the legal status of private universities in the country so that they could provide the court the criteria for granting charters to academic institutions.

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