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Sanctioned by law or custom; lawful
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  1. Sanctioned by law or custom; lawful
  2. Being in accordance with established or accepted rules and standards:
  3. Of, relating to, or ruling by hereditary right:
(Informal) At or above the statutory age at which one may, variously, consent to sexual intercourse, purchase alcoholic beverages, etc.
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  1. (Informal) At or above the statutory age at which one may, variously, consent to sexual intercourse, purchase alcoholic beverages, etc.
  2. Established legally other than by statute, as by a judicial opinion:
  3. Established or recognized by law:
Held or owned by just or proper claim:
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  1. Held or owned by just or proper claim:
  2. By right, by law.
  3. Belonging or owned by just or lawful claim, or by right
(Law) Valid within the law; lawful:
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  1. (Law) Valid within the law; lawful:
  2. Consistent with what is morally right; righteous:
  3. Legally right; lawful; rightful
Closer to the right side of a person directly before and facing the thing mentioned or understood
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  1. Closer to the right side of a person directly before and facing the thing mentioned or understood
  2. Having a right angle:
  3. In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
Having legal force; properly executed and binding under the law
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  1. Having legal force; properly executed and binding under the law
  2. Having merit, as in, “given the facts presented in this case, it is valid to conclude that she did what she was charged with having done.”
  3. Acceptable, proper or correct.
Enacted, regulated, or authorized by statute.
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  1. Enacted, regulated, or authorized by statute.
  2. Declared by statute to be such, and hence legally punishable
  3. Fixed, authorized, or established by statute
That has passed a given qualification or examination; qualified.
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  1. That has passed a given qualification or examination; qualified.
  2. That has passed beyond a certain point (chiefly in set collocations).
(comparative more ordered, superlative most ordered)
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  1. (comparative more ordered, superlative most ordered)
  1. Explicitly allowed.
  2. Given authority
  3. Established or justified by authority
Of or proceeding from the basic structure or nature of a person or thing; inherent:
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  1. Of or proceeding from the basic structure or nature of a person or thing; inherent:
  2. Consistent with, sanctioned by, or permissible according to a constitution:
  3. Relating to a legal or political constitution.
Authorized by or contained in the US Pharmacopoeia or National Formulary. Used of drugs.
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  1. Authorized by or contained in the US Pharmacopoeia or National Formulary. Used of drugs.
  2. By, from, or with the proper authority; authorized or authoritative
  3. Characteristic of or befitting a person of authority; formal:
  1. Defended.
  2. (Computing, of a variable, method, etc.) Having the protected access modifier, indicating that a program element is accessible to subclasses but not to the program in general.
Permitted; lawful
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  1. Permitted; lawful
  2. Permitted by law; legal.
(The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): dressed or clothed, especially in vestments
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  1. (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): dressed or clothed, especially in vestments
  2. Having full ownership rights, especially after certain conditions such as a period of service, have been met:
  3. (Law) Settled, fixed, or absolute; being without contingency:
Of, relating to, or required by canon law.
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  1. Of, relating to, or required by canon law.
  2. Stated or used in the most basic and straightforwardly applicable manner.
  3. According to recognised or orthodox rules.
Candid; straightforward:
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  1. Candid; straightforward:
  2. Not guilty of a specific crime or offense; legally blameless:
  3. Not dangerous or harmful; innocuous:
Acceptable or allowable under official rules:
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  1. Acceptable or allowable under official rules:
  2. Established legally other than by statute, as by a judicial opinion:
  3. Authorized by law:
Sanctioned by law or custom; lawful
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  1. Sanctioned by law or custom; lawful
  2. Being in accordance with established or accepted rules and standards:
  3. Valid or justifiable:
Permitted; lawful
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  1. Permitted; lawful
  2. Permitted by law; legal.
(Slang, US) cool (considered to be the real deal)
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  1. (Slang, US) cool (considered to be the real deal)
  2. (Informal) Legitimate
  3. (Informal) legitimate; legal; allowed by the rules
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