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legal person

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Definition of legal person in English:

noun

Law
An individual, company, or other entity which has legal rights and is subject to obligations.
Example sentences
  • He accomplished this by our ignorance and lack of understanding of what constitutes a legal person.
  • The hidden premise here is that the unborn life, from its conception, constitutes a legal person.
  • In the first chapter we saw that the idea of the company as a separate legal person facilitates two core features of company law.

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