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statutory

adjective stat·u·to·ry \ˈsta-chə-ˌtr-ē\

: of or relating to formal laws or statutes

: controlled or determined by a law or rule

Full Definition of STATUTORY

1
:  of or relating to statutes
2
:  enacted, created, or regulated by statute <a statutory age limit>
stat·u·to·ri·ly \ˌsta-chə-ˈtr-ə-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of STATUTORY

1766

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