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legally

adverb

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according to the rules or the law
  • that's not a move that can be made legally in chess

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The first known use of legally was in 1581

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“Legally.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/legally. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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