lawful age


lawful age
lawful age n: legal age

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Lawful age — 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

  • lawful\ age — • legal age • lawful age the age at which a person is allowed to do a certain thing or is held responsible for an action. In most states the legal age for voting is 27. He could not get a driver s license because he was not of lawful age …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lawful age — Full age, legal age, majority; generally 18 years of age, though the lawful age for certain acts (e.g. drinking, driving motor vehicle, etc.) may vary from state to state. See also capacity legal age …   Black's law dictionary

  • lawful age — Full age, legal age, majority; generally 18 years of age, though the lawful age for certain acts (e.g. drinking, driving motor vehicle, etc.) may vary from state to state. See also capacity legal age …   Black's law dictionary

  • lawful age — age at which the legal system regards an individual as an adult …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lawful age — noun : the age specified by law for entering into a particular relationship or engaging in a particular transaction; specifically : the age at which one normally attains to full legal rights and responsibilities …   Useful english dictionary

  • lawful age — See: LEGAL AGE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lawful age — See: LEGAL AGE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • age of majority — 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

  • 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 of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.