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Etymology

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legal +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈliːɡəli/
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Adverb

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legally (comparative more legally, superlative most legally)

  1. As permitted by law; not contrary to law.
    Synonym: lawfully
    You can legally park in the lot on weekends without paying the fee, they won't ticket you.
  2. From a legal perspective.
    Legally, I think you are covered, but there are angry guys with baseball bats outside.

Antonyms

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  • (antonym(s) of as permitted by law): illegally

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