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  • 61 legitimate inferences — Those inferences that necessarily follow from certain evidence; legal inferences reasonably and legally to be drawn from the evidence. Re Little s Estate, 46 Cal App 776, 189 P 818 …

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  • 62 Monopoly on the legitimate use of physical force — The monopoly on the legitimate use of violence ( Gewaltmonopol des Staates , also known as monopoly on legitimate violence and monopoly on violence) is the definition of the state expounded by Max Weber in Politics as a Vocation , and has been… …

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  • 63 legal - lawful - legitimate — ◊ legal and lawful Legal and lawful both mean allowed by law . Lawful is a formal word. Talks have begun for legal retirement at 60. Capital punishment is legal in many countries …

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  • 64 illegitimate, legitimate — Illegitimate means illegal, and legitimate means the precise opposite, legal (See illegal). Illegitimate also has these specialized meanings: (1) born out of wedlock (born a bastard) ; (2) irregular (an illegitimate forward pass); (3) invalid (a… …

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  • 65 The Three Types of Legitimate Rule (book) — The Three Types of Legitimate Rule is a book written by Max Weber, a German economist and sociologist. An English translation was published in 1958. His ideas about legitimate rule also appear in his Basic Concepts in Sociology and The Theory of… …

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  • 66 make legitimate — index justify, legitimate, support (justify) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 67 Committee for the Defense of Legitimate Rights — The Committee for the Defense of Legitimate Rights (CDLR; Arabic: لجنة الدفاع عن الحقوق الشرعية) was a Saudi dissident group created in 1993 which opposed the Saudi government as un Islamic.[1] Contents 1 History 1.1 Criticism …

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  • 68 for legitimate reason — index for cause Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 69 not legitimate — index want of jurisdiction Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 70 quasi-legitimate — adj.; quasi legitimately, adv. * * * …

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  • 71 Committee for the Defense of Legitimate Rights — Arabic Lajnat al Difāʽ ʽan al Ḥuqūq al Sharʽiyyah Sunnite Muslim group opposed to the ruling Saud dynasty in Saudi Arabia. The group was founded in 1992 and consists largely of academics and lower level Muslim clergy. It considers itself a… …

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  • 72 more than ordinarily legitimate — An anomalous expression which might well be dropped from the language of courts and lawyers. A child is thus characterized by Blackstone, where, if a man dies and his widow soon marries, and then a child is born at such time that it might… …

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  • 73 quasi-legitimate — adj.; quasi legitimately, adv …

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  • 74 legit — legitimate …

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  • 75 legitimize — legitimate, legitimize 1. As a verb, legitimate is pronounced with the last syllable as ayt and means ‘to make legitimate or legal’. It competes in both BrE and AmE with legitimize, which is the only form used in the meaning ‘to make (a child)… …

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  • 76 legitimately — legitimate UK US /lɪˈdʒɪtəmət/ adjective ► LAW allowed by law or done according to the rules of an organization or activity: »Defense lawyers argued that such payments are legitimate and customary in newspaper deals. »a legitimate… …

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  • 77 Legitimated — Legitimate Le*git i*mate ( m[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Legitimated} ( m[=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Legitimating} ( m[=a] t[i^]ng).] To make legitimate, lawful, or valid; esp., to put in the position or state of a legitimate person before the …

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  • 78 Legitimating — Legitimate Le*git i*mate ( m[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Legitimated} ( m[=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Legitimating} ( m[=a] t[i^]ng).] To make legitimate, lawful, or valid; esp., to put in the position or state of a legitimate person before the …

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  • 79 legitimacy — legitimate ► ADJECTIVE 1) conforming to the law or to rules. 2) able to be defended with logic or justification: a legitimate excuse. 3) (of a child) born of parents lawfully married to each other. 4) (of a sovereign) having a title based on… …

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  • 80 legitimately — legitimate ► ADJECTIVE 1) conforming to the law or to rules. 2) able to be defended with logic or justification: a legitimate excuse. 3) (of a child) born of parents lawfully married to each other. 4) (of a sovereign) having a title based on… …

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