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Adjective: legal  lee-gul
  1. Established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
     
  2. Of or relating to jurisprudence
    "legal loophole"
     
  3. Having legal efficacy or force
    "a legal title to the property";
    - sound, effectual
     
  4. Relating to or characteristic of the profession of law
    "the legal profession"
     
  5. (sport) allowed by official rules
    "a legal pass receiver"

See also: court-ordered, eligible, judicial, jural, juristic, lawful, legality, legit [informal], legitimate, licit, ratified, sanctioned, statutory, sub judice, valid

Antonym: illegal

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