legal capacity

noun

Definition of legal capacity

: the capability and power under law of a person to occupy a particular status or relationship with another or to engage in a particular undertaking or transaction by giving the organization legal capacityInternational Court of Justice/Advisory Opinion the legal capacity to sue

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“Legal capacity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legal%20capacity. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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