lawfully

lawfully
lawful law‧ful [ˈlɔːfl ǁ ˈlɒː-] adjective LAW
allowed by law; = LEGAL:

• The owner has the right to use the property for any lawful purpose.

— lawfully adverb :

• a product that has been lawfully produced in a member state of the European Union

— lawfulness noun [uncountable] :

• Morrison is challenging the lawfulness of the tax demand.

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lawfully UK US /ˈlɔːfəli/ US  /ˈlɑː-/ adverb
LAW according to the law, or legally: »

Records were lawfully obtained under a subpoena.

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Those who pay the taxes act lawfully and help decrease the budget deficit.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • lawfully — index de jure, fairly (impartially) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lawfully — adv. Lawfully is used with these adjectives: ↑married Lawfully is used with these verbs: ↑exercise, ↑terminate …   Collocations dictionary

  • lawfully — lawful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ conforming to, permitted by, or recognized by law or rules. DERIVATIVES lawfully adverb lawfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • lawfully — adverb 1. in a manner acceptable to common custom you cannot do this legitimately! • Syn: ↑legitimately, ↑licitly • Ant: ↑illicitly (for: ↑licitly), ↑lawlessly, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lawfully-begotten — adj. born in wedlock; legitimate; enjoying full filial rights; not illegitimate; of people. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lawfully sufficient — index prima facie (legally sufficient) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Lawfully — Lawful Law ful, a. 1. Conformable to law; allowed by law; legitimate; competent. [1913 Webster] 2. Constituted or authorized by law; rightful; as, the lawful owner of lands. [1913 Webster] {Lawful age}, the age when the law recognizes one s right …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lawfully — adverb see lawful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lawfully — See lawful. * * * …   Universalium

  • lawfully — adverb conforming to the law; legally See Also: lawful …   Wiktionary

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