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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Conformable to or allowed by governing rules adj. - Authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with governing rules; Having a legally established claim; According to custom or rule

Usage examples (32)
  • lawful methods of dissent
  • He gives a caution against abusing our liberty in lawful things.
  • When I converted the new issue, I would say, bonds repayable only in lawful money of Canada.
  • The main problem with your argument is that you read the word lawful into the concept of domicile. for more
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