Definition of Legal age

1. Noun. The age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs.

Exact synonyms: Majority
Generic synonyms: Age, Eld
Group relationships: Adulthood, Maturity
Derivative terms: Major
Antonyms: Minority



Definition of Legal age

1. Noun. (alternative name of age of majority) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Legal age

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1. Roman Antiquities: Or an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte (1842)
"LEGAL'AGE, AND OTHER REQUISITES FOR ENJOYING THE CONSULSHIP. THE legal age for enjoying the ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1916)
"A statute forbidding, under criminal it says: "When either party to a marriage shall be incapable of consenting thereto, for want of legal age, ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"share shall be turned over to them, means, In the absence of a statute providing otherwise, the age of 21 years. It means full, and not partial, legal age. ..."

4. Roman antiquities: or, An account of the manners and customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1819)
"THE legal age, AND OTHER REQUISITES FOR ENJOYING THE CONSULSHIP. ... 3., and several below the legal age; thus, M. Valerius Corvus at twenty-three, ..."

5. A General History of Rome from the Foundation of the City to the Fall of by Charles Merivale (1888)
"He returns to Home, and is elected consul before the legal age, with M. Crassus for his colleague.—Character and first appearance of C. Julius Ca^ar in ..."

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