What does legality mean?

Definitions for legality
liˈgæl ɪ tile·gal·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legalitynoun

    lawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute

Wiktionary

  1. legalitynoun

    Lawfulness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Legalitynoun

    the state or quality of being legal; conformity to law

    Etymology: [Cf. LL. legalitas, F. lgalit. Cf. Loyalty.]

  2. Legalitynoun

    a conformity to, and resting upon, the letter of the law

    Etymology: [Cf. LL. legalitas, F. lgalit. Cf. Loyalty.]

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  1. Legality

    Legality can be defined as an act, agreement, or contract is constistent to the law or state of being lawfull or unlawfull, in a given jurisdiction. According to merriam-webster dictionary definition of Legality is 1 : attachment to or observance of law. 2 : the quality or state of being legal Businessdictionary.com and thelawdictionary.org definition explains concept of attachment to law as Implied warranty that an act, agreement, or contract strictly adheres to the statutes of a particular jurisdiction. For example, in insurance contracts it is assumed that all risks covered under the policy are legal ventures. The second definition cited by Businessdictionary.com Legal principle that an accused may not be prosecuted for an act that is not declared a crime in that jurisdiction. is actually about Principle of legality which is part of over all concept of legality.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legality in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of legality in a Sentence

  1. Twitter Inc:

    While Twitter is striving to comply with the 2021 Rules, Twitter reserves its right to challenge the legality, validity... of the Rules.

  2. Paul Matey:

    It's important to make clear for the record that I had no knowledge, involvement or participation in any of those events, we certainly took steps to ensure at all times that the highest standards of propriety, ethics and legality were followed in the office. Regrettably, that did not appear to happen in this case.

  3. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    We will not solve the refugee problem completely, we need, among other things, further talks with Turkey for that, only with Turkey we can switch illegality to legality. It is very important that the (European) Commission discusses further the migration agenda with Turkey.

  4. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    Any time he can call for a meeting, just to get a briefing, and for consultations. This is something that is normal according to the constitution and normal according to Turkish political tradition in the last 50 years, in the future, if there is any constitutional change, we will see. But at the moment this is the division of power which is clear from the perspective of legality and from the perspective of political responsibility.

  5. Mike Murphy:

    Obviously hes chosen to open. Weve been working in concert with the [ county ] health department as well as the [ county ] prosecutors office since this thing started, the way things are right now, we basically decided to not do any enforcement. Were asking people to voluntarily comply. But there are questions about the legality of the order right now.

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