What does statutory mean?

Definitions for statutory
ˈstætʃ ʊˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr istatu·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. statutory(adj)

    relating to or created by statutes

    "statutory matters"; "statutory law"

  2. statutory(adj)

    prescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute

    "statutory restrictions"; "a statutory age limit"; "statutory crimes"; "statutory rape"


  1. statutory(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, enacted or regulated by a statute.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Statutory(adj)

    enacted by statute; depending on statute for its authority; as, a statutory provision

Editors Contribution

  1. statutory

    Relating to a statute.

    Statutory guidance is sometimes created to empower people with information.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'statutory' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2740

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'statutory' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3108

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'statutory' in Adjectives Frequency: #362

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of statutory in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of statutory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of statutory in a Sentence

  1. State Department:

    The rescission of Cuba's designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism reflects our assessment that Cuba meets the statutory criteria.

  2. Michelle Ugenti-Rita:

    Think about it. It’s election season and you’ve taken upon yourself to perhaps knock on someone’s door or multiple doors and collect their ballot with, I’m assuming, the intent to turn the ballot into the ballot box, but, in the event that doesn’t happen, regardless of why it doesn’t happen, you can see it that that has (an) impact on…that person’s ballot to the election box. But, then also on the outcome. So, it’s not a practice that really has enough benefit to justify continuing to have it. So, that’s why I sponsored the bill and the court agreed that it was within our statutory and constitutional authority.

  3. Marc Waha:

    Because the statutory maximum fine is very low, MOFCOM decided to start 'naming and shaming' noncompliant parties in late 2014, mOFCOM officials remain frustrated, however, with some parties thinking the low sanctions are worth taking the risk, and have publicly advocated for an increase in these sanctions when China's Antimonopoly Law is revised.

  4. Katie Lang:

    This newly invented federal constitutional right to same-sex marriage should peaceably coexist alongside longstanding constitutional and statutory rights, including the rights to free exercise of religion and speech.

  5. Jonathan Brearley:

    Having now received National Grid's interim report, we believe there are still areas where we need to use our statutory powers to investigate these outages, this will ensure the industry learns the relevant lessons and to clearly establish whether any firm breached their obligations to deliver secure power supplies to consumers.

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