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LEGAL STATUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does legal status mean? 

LEGAL STATUS (noun)
  The noun LEGAL STATUS has 1 sense:

1. a status defined by law

  Familiarity information: LEGAL STATUS used as a noun is very rare.


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LEGAL STATUS (noun)


Sense 1legal status [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A status defined by law

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("legal status" is a kind of...):

position; status (the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "legal status"):

civil death (the legal status of a person who is alive but who has been deprived of the rights and privileges of a citizen or a member of society; the legal status of one sentenced to life imprisonment)

villainage; villeinage (the legal status or condition of servitude of a villein or feudal serf)

citizenship (the status of a citizen with rights and duties)

marital status (the condition of being married or unmarried)

minority; nonage (any age prior to the legal age)


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