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English definition of “legal”

legal

adjective (LAW)    /ˈliː.ɡəl/
B2 connected with the law: legal advice a legal obligation/requirement legal status your legal rights legal action/proceedings my legal representatives (= my lawyers)Legal and illegal B2 allowed by the law: Is abortion legal in your country? → Opposite illegalLegal and illegal
(Definition of legal adjective (LAW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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