statutory

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

Definition of statutory

  1. 1 :  of or relating to statutes

  2. 2 :  enacted, created, or regulated by statute a statutory age limit

statutorily

play \ˌsta-chə-ˈtȯr-ə-lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of statutory

1678


STATUTORY Defined for English Language Learners

statutory

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adjective

Definition of statutory for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to formal laws or statutes

  • : controlled or determined by a law or rule


Law Dictionary

statutory

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

Legal Definition of statutory

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a statute or statutes a statutory provision

  2. 2 :  enacted, created, regulated, or defined by statute a statutory presumption a statutory insider

statutorily

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