legal age

noun

Definition of legal age

  1. :  the age at which a person enters into full adult legal rights and responsibilities (as of making contracts or wills)

1658

First Known Use of legal age

1658


Medical Dictionary

legal age

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noun le·gal age \ˈlē-gəl-\

Medical Definition of legal age

  1. :  the age at which a person enters into full adult legal rights and responsibilities (as of making contracts or wills)


Law Dictionary

legal age

noun

Legal Definition of legal age

  1. :  an age at which a person becomes entitled under the law to engage in a particular activity or becomes responsible for particular acts the legal age for drinking in this state; broadly :  age of majority — compare age of consent, emancipate

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