Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or according to law; lawful.

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Usage examples "legal":

  1. One the smooth, easy, and short way- the legal path. - "Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie", Andrew Carnegie.
  2. In 1862 he obtained the appointment, famous from its connection with letters, of Legal Member of the Viceroy's Council in India. - "A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)", George Saintsbury.
  3. A check is not, as you know, legal tender, and a check my clients certainly could not accept. - "An Amiable Charlatan", E. Phillips Oppenheim.