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Legal is on the Academic Word List.



  1. If an activity is legal it does not break any laws.
    In Canada, it is perfectly legal for a woman to walk down the street with no shirt on.
  2. (usually before a noun) A legal problem, action, fee, etc. is related to the law or lawyers.
    After losing the court case, he had to pay over $30,000 in legal fees.
    The government brought legal action against three cigarette makers.

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