Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) A legal problem, action, fee, etc. is related to the law or lawyers. (adjective) If an activity is legal it does not break any laws.

Examples: (adjective) The government brought legal action against three cigarette makers. (adjective) The company had legal issues with the way it treated its low level employees. (adjective) In Canada, it is perfectly legal for a woman to walk down the street with no shirt on.

Synonyms: adjectives: allowed, lawful, fair. lawful.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 D

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