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Meaning of LEGALITY

Pronunciation:  lee'galitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  lawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute
 

LEGALITY is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Antonyms: illegality
 
 See Also: lawfulness, validity, validness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Le*gal"i*ty\ (l[-e]*g[a^]l"[i^]*t[y^]), n. [Cf. LL.
legalitas, F. l['e]galit['e]. Cf. {Loyalty}.]
1. The state or quality of being legal; conformity to law.

2. (Theol.) A conformity to, and resting upon, the letter of
   the law.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: admissibility, admissibleness, allowableness, defensibility, drumhead justice, dueness, equitableness, equity, evenhandedness, give-and-take, justice, justifiability, justifiableness, justification, justness, lawfulness, legitimacy, licitness, measure for measure, meetness, nemesis, permissibility, permissibleness, poetic justice, properness, propriety, retributive justice, right, rightfulness, rightness, rude justice, sanctionableness, scales of justice, summary justice, validity, warrantability, warrantableness, warrantedness, what is right
 

 

 

 

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