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lawful

adjective
 
 
/ˈlɔːfəl/ formal
LAW allowed by law: The judge concluded that the search of the offices had been lawful.lawful authority/excuse/purpose He pleaded that the respondents had no lawful authority to demolish his client's building.
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Translations of “lawful”
in Korean 합법적인…
in Arabic قانوني…
in Portuguese legal, legítimo…
in Catalan legal, legítim…
in Japanese 合法の…
in Italian legale, legittimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合法的,依法的…
in Russian законный…
in Turkish yasal, kanunî…
in Chinese (Simplified) 合法的,依法的…
in Polish legalny…
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