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legalistic

adjective uk   /ˌliː.ɡəlˈɪs.tɪk/ disapproving us  
giving too much attention to legal rules and details: a legalistic interpretation of the facts
legalistically
adverb uk   /-tɪ.kəl.i/ us  
Translations of “legalistic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 注重法律規定的,過分拘泥於法律條文的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 注重法律规定的,过分拘泥于法律条文的…
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