Meaning of “legal capacity” in the English Dictionary

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"legal capacity" in Business English

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legal capacitynoun [ U ]

uk us LAW

the legal right of a person or company to make particular decisions, have particular responsibilities, etc.:

legal capacity to do sth A person who has reached the age of 18 has the legal capacity to contract as an individual.

(Definition of “legal capacity” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)