Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “legal person”

legal person

noun [C]     (plural legal persons) (also artificial person, juristic person) LAW
a company that has full legal rights and responsibilities according to the law: A company is a distinct and separate legal person.
(Definition of legal person noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of legal person

Word of the Day

beneficiary

a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More