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legality


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Legality  \Le*gal"i*ty\  (l[-e]*g[a^]l"[i^]*t[y^]),  n.  [Cf.  LL 
  legalitas  F.  l['e]galit['e].  Cf  {Loyalty}.] 
  1.  The  state  or  quality  of  being  legal;  conformity  to  law. 
 
  2.  (Theol.)  A  conformity  to  and  resting  upon  the  letter  of 
  the  law. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  legality 
  n  :  lawfulness  by  virtue  of  conformity  to  a  legal  statute  [ant: 
  {illegality}] 




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