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legality

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le=gal=i=ty

CIDE DICTIONARY

legalityn. [Cf. LL. legalitas, F. légalité. Cf. Loyalty.].
  •  The state or quality of being legal; conformity to law.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A conformity to, and resting upon, the letter of the law.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

legality, n. (pl. -ies)
1 lawfulness.
2 legalism.
3 (in pl.) obligations imposed by law.

Etymology
F l{eacute}galit{eacute} or med.L legalitas (as LEGAL)

THESAURUS

legality

admissibility, admissibleness, allowableness, defensibility, drumhead justice, dueness, equitableness, equity, evenhandedness, give-and-take, justice, justifiability, justifiableness, justification, justness, lawfulness, legitimacy, licitness, measure for measure, meetness, nemesis, permissibility, permissibleness, poetic justice, properness, propriety, retributive justice, right, rightfulness, rightness, rude justice, sanctionableness, scales of justice, summary justice, validity, warrantability, warrantableness, warrantedness, what is right

ROGET THESAURUS

legality

Legality

N legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, legislature, law, code, corpus juris, constitution, pandect, charter, enactment, statute, rule, canon, ordinance, institution, regulation, bylaw, byelaw, decree, ordonnance, standing order, plebiscite, legal process, form, formula, formality, rite, arm of the law, habeas corpus, fieri facias, jurisprudence, nomology, legislation, codification, equity, common law, lex, lex nonscripta, law of nations, droit des gens, international law, jus gentium, jus civile, civil law, canon law, crown law, criminal law, statute law, ecclesiastical law, administrative law, lex mercatoria, constitutionalism, constitutionality, justice, court, tribunal, judge, lawyer, attorney, legal counsel, legal, legitimate, according to law, vested, constitutional, chartered, legalized, lawful, statutable, statutory, legislatorial, legislative, regulatory, regulated, legally, in the eye of the law, de jure, ignorantia legis neminem excusat, ignorance of the law is no excuse, where law ends tyranny begins.


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