legal aid

noun
Updated on: 14 Apr 2018

Definition of legal aid

: aid provided by an organization established especially to serve the legal needs of the poor

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1890

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LEGAL AID Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of legal aid for English Language Learners

  • : money provided by a special organization to pay legal fees for people who cannot pay them themselves


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legal aid

noun

legal Definition of legal aid

: aid provided by an organization established to serve the legal needs of the poor

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