under no legal obligation

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of under no legal obligation

:not required (to do something) by a law
  • You're under no legal obligation to return the money.

Word by Word Definitions

under play
  1. : in or into a position below or beneath something

  2. : below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

  3. : in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. : below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

  2. : subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

  3. : receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. : lying or placed below, beneath, or on the ventral side

  2. : facing or protruding downward

  3. : lower in rank or authority : subordinate

legal play
  1. : of or relating to law

  2. : deriving authority from or founded on law : de jure

  3. : having a formal status derived from law often without a basis in actual fact : titular

  1. : one that conforms to rules or the law

obligation play
  1. : the action of obligating oneself to a course of action (as by a promise or vow)

  2. : something (such as a formal contract, a promise, or the demands of conscience or custom) that obligates one to a course of action

  3. : a debt security (such as a mortgage or corporate bond)


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