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noun le·gal·i·ty \li-ˈga-lə-tē\

Definition of legality

plural le·gal·i·ties

  1. 1 :  attachment to or observance of law

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being legal :  lawfulness

  3. 3 plural :  obligations imposed by law



Examples of legality

  1. <the senator questioned the legality of the proposed espionage operation>



15th Century

First Known Use of legality

15th century



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