Definition of legal-size in English:

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Entry from US English dictionary


1(Of paper) measuring 8 ½ by 14 inches.
Example sentences
  • There were forty piles of one hundred legal-size sheets.
  • The main computer sat on the left flap of a faux-leather portfolio; on the right was an ordinary legal-size pad of paper that overlay a digitized writing tablet.
  • On average, her firm consumes 1,200 legal-size legal pads, 12,000 letter-size legal pads, and 4,200 Junior-size legal pads a year.
1.1Designed to hold paper measuring 8 ½ by 14 inches.
Example sentences
  • Drawers and cabinets under the counter conceal legal-size files and office supply storage.
  • For printed plans, send $1 and a self-addressed legal-size envelope to Sunset Magazine.

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Syllabification: le·gal-size

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