Preterlegal
Preterlegal Pre`ter*le"gal, a. [Pref. preter- + legal.] Exceeding the limits of law. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • preterlegal — /pree teuhr lee geuhl/, adj. being beyond the scope or limits of law. [1640 50; PRETER + LEGAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • preterlegal — /pree teuhr lee geuhl/, adj. being beyond the scope or limits of law. [1640 50; PRETER + LEGAL] …   Useful english dictionary

  • preter- — a prefix, meaning beyond, more than, by, past, occurring originally in loanwords from Latin (preterit), and used in the formation of compound words (preterlegal). [ < L praeter , prefixal use of praeter (adv. and prep.); akin to PRE ] * * * …   Universalium

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