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le·gal·i·ty

 (lē-găl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. le·gal·i·ties
1. The state or quality of being legal; lawfulness.
2. Adherence to or observance of the law.
3. often legalities A requirement of law.

legality

(lɪˈɡælɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Law) the state or quality of being legal or lawful
2. (Law) adherence to legal principles

le•gal•i•ty

(liˈgæl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being inconformity with the law; lawfulness.
2. attachment to or observance of law.
3. Usu., legalities. a duty or obligation imposed by law.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.legality - lawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute
validness, validity - the quality of having legal force or effectiveness
lawfulness - the quality of conforming to law
illegality - unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute

legality

noun lawfulness, validity, legitimacy, accordance with the law, permissibility, rightfulness, admissibleness The auditor has questioned the legality of the contracts.

legality

noun
The state or quality of being within the law:
Translations
قانونيَّه، شَرْعِيَّه
zákonnost
juridisk holdbarhedlovlighed
jogszerűségtörvényességtörvényszerűség
lögmæti
yasallıkyasaya uygunluk

legality

[lɪˈgælɪtɪ] Nlegalidad f

legality

[liˈgælɪti] nlégalité f

legality

nLegalität f; (of claim)Rechtmäßigkeit f; (of tender)Gesetzlichkeit f; (of restrictions, obligation)Gesetzmäßigkeit f; (of fare, speed)Zulässigkeit f; (of contract, will, marriage, purchase, decision, limit)rechtliche Gültigkeit, Rechtsgültigkeit f

legality

[lɪˈgælɪtɪ] nlegalità

legal

(ˈliːgəl) adjective
1. lawful; allowed by the law. Is it legal to bring gold watches into the country?; a legal contract.
2. concerned with or used in the law. the legal profession.
ˈlegally adverb
leˈgality (-ˈgӕ-) noun
ˈlegalize, ˈlegalise verb
to make legal or lawful.
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