legality


le·gal·i·ty

noun \li-ˈga-lə-tē\
plural le·gal·i·ties

Definition of LEGALITY

1
:  attachment to or observance of law
2
:  the quality or state of being legal :  lawfulness
3
plural :  obligations imposed by law

Examples of LEGALITY

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

First Known Use of LEGALITY

15th century

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