Legally
Legally \Le"gal*ly\, adv. In a legal manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • legally — le‧gal‧ly [ˈliːgəli] adverb LAW 1. according to the law, or obeying the law: • A pilot can legally fly up to eight hours in a 16 hour duty day. • The new law would hold manufacturers, importers and dealers of certain firearms legally responsible… …   Financial and business terms

  • legally — index de jure, fairly (impartially) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • legally — le|gal|ly [ˈli:gəli] adv 1.) according to the law ▪ They are still legally married. ▪ Which of them is legally responsible for the accident? ▪ a legally binding agreement 2.) if you can do something legally, you are allowed to do it by law ≠… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • legally — adverb 1 according to the law: Legally he s still my husband. | The ship was legally authorized to carry passengers. | Which of them is legally responsible for the accident? 2 legally binding an agreement or document that is legally binding must… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • legally — le|gal|ly [ lig(ə)li ] adverb * according to the law: Parents are legally obliged to make sure their children attend school. Legally, the shareholders are the owners of the company. legally binding (=that must be obeyed according to the law):… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • legally */ — UK [ˈliːɡəlɪ] / US [ˈlɪɡ(ə)lɪ] adverb according to the law Parents are legally obliged to make sure their children attend school. Legally, the shareholders are the owners of the company. legally binding (= needing to be obeyed according to the… …   English dictionary

  • legally — adverb a) As permitted by law; not contrary to law. You can legally park in the lot on weekends without paying the fee, they wont ticket you. b) From a legal perspective. Legally, I think you are covered, but there are angry guys with baseball… …   Wiktionary

  • legally — adv. Legally is used with these adjectives: ↑accountable, ↑binding, ↑blind, ↑bound, ↑correct, ↑deaf, ↑dubious, ↑effective, ↑incompetent, ↑insane, ↑justified, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • legally — / li:gəli/ adverb according to the law ♦ the contract is legally binding according to the law, the contract has to be obeyed ♦ the directors are legally responsible the law says that the directors are responsible …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • legally — According to law; properly. As the word is used in a statute referring to the legally administered affairs of a bank, it is held to import a compliance with the statutes of the state, and particularly a compliance with the statutes regulating the …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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