Definition of Legality

1. Noun. Lawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute.

Specialized synonyms: Validity, Validness
Generic synonyms: Lawfulness
Attributes: Legal, Illegal
Antonyms: Illegality
Derivative terms: Legal, Legal



Definition of Legality

1. n. The state or quality of being legal; conformity to law.

Definition of Legality

1. Noun. Lawfulness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Legality

1. the condition of being lawful [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legality

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legalisation
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legality (current term)
legalizable
legalization
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Literary usage of Legality

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1. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"legality of contract. A writer whose work on contracts has had great currency,4 enumerates as requisite for the formation of ..."

2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1916)
"THE legality OF THE BLOCKADES ... establishing the international principles upon which the legality of the various acts may be determined. ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"The rules relating to particular customs regard either the proof of their existence; their legality when proved; or their usual method of allowance. ..."

4. The Principles of International Law by Thomas Joseph Lawrence (1895)
"The legality of a Volunteer Navy must depend, like the legality of a Volunteer Army, ... Civilized belligerents, -iii •! tional legality ..."

5. Handbook of the Law of Contracts by William Lawrence Clark, Archibald Hall Throckmorton (1914)
"3U Г1 legality Of OBJECT (Ch.8 CHAPTER VIII legality OF OBJECT 147. 148. In General. Classification of Unlawful Agreements.. 149. Agreements in Violation of ..."

6. Commentaries Upon International Law by Robert Phillimore (1857)
"As to the legality of the Seizure. 0, As to the Subsequent Conduct of Captors and Claimants. y. The question of Costs, Expenses, and Freight. ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of Negotiable Instruments by John Warwick Daniel, Charles Alexander Douglass (1903)
"The laws in force at the time a note is given determine its legality and ... The legality of the consideration of a contract is to be determined by the laws ..."

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