legally


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

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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 — Le gal*ly, adv. In a legal manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — 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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