within the law

idiom

Definition of within the law

1 : agreeing with the law : legal He says that everything he did was within the law.
2 : in a legal way With the organization under so much scrutiny, it is even more important that they work/operate within the law.

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“Within the law.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/within%20the%20law. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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