legal1

Pronunciation: /ˈliːgəl/

adj

[Law]
  • 1 1.1 (allowed) legal; [tackle/move] reglamentario 1.2 (founded upon law) [contract/requirement/constraint/rights] legal he is the legal owner es el legítimo propietario the contract is legal and binding el contrato tiene validez legal y es obligatorio para las partes she was below the legal age no tenía la edad establecida por la ley they decided to make their relationship legal decidieron legalizar sus relaciones
  • 2 (relating to legal system, profession) (before n) [system/adviser/problem] jurídico, legal; [department] jurídico legal costs costas (fpl) the legal profession (lawyers) los abogados, los letrados [formal] (professional activity) la abogacía she entered the legal profession se hizo abogada she has started legal proceedings against them ha procedido (judicialmente) en contra de ellos, les ha entablado pleito to seek legal advice consultar a un abogado, asesorarse con un abogado we will be forced to take legal action nos veremos obligados a poner el asunto en manos de nuestro(s) abogado(s)

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Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.

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  • (AmE) pliego de aprox 22 × 35.5 cm

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Word of the day lavado
m
wash …
Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.