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legality

noun
 
 
/liːˈɡæləti/ LAW
[U] the state of being legal: the legality of sth Negotiations are taking place between Justice Department officials and White House aides over the legality of the wiretapping program.
legalities [plural] the legal rules that are involved in something: the legalities of sth A good lawyer should help you understand the legalities of the contract you are signing.
→  Compare illegality
Translations of “legality”
in Korean 합법성…
in Arabic قانونِيّة…
in Portuguese legalidade…
in Catalan legalitat…
in Japanese 合法性…
in Italian legalità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合法,合法性…
in Russian законность…
in Turkish yasallık, yasaya uygunluk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 合法,合法性…
in Polish legalność…
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