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Legal vs. Legit

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Legaladjective

Relating to the law or to lawyers.

‘legal profession’;

Legitnoun

A legitimate; a legitimate actor.

Legaladjective

Having its basis in the law.

‘legal precedent’;

Legitnoun

(slang) A legitimate child.

Legaladjective

Being allowed or prescribed by law.

‘legal motion’;

Legitadjective

(informal) Legitimate; legal; allowed by the rules; valid.

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Legaladjective

(informal) Above the age of consent or the legal drinking age.

Legitadjective

Genuine, actual, literal or honest.

Legalnoun

The legal department of a company.

‘Legal wants this in writing.’;

Legitadjective

(slang) Genuinely good and possessing all the required or expected qualities; the real deal.

‘I checked out her portfolio. She's legit.’;

Legalnoun

Paper in sheets 8½ in × 14 in (215.9 mm × 355.6 mm).

Legitadjective

(slang) Cool by virtue of being genuine.

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Legalnoun

(countable) A spy who is attached to, and ostensibly employed by, an embassy, military outpost, etc.

Legitadverb

(informal) Legitimately; within the law.

Legaladjective

Created by, permitted by, in conformity with, or relating to, law; as, a legal obligation; a legal standard or test; a legal procedure; a legal claim; a legal trade; anything is legal which the laws do not forbid.

Legitadverb

(slang) Honestly; truly; seriously.

‘He legit thinks he can pass the test on zero sleep.’; ‘That legit scared the hell out of me.’;

Legaladjective

According to the law of works, as distinguished from free grace; or resting on works for salvation.

Legaladjective

Governed by the rules of law as distinguished from the rules of equity; as, legal estate; legal assets.

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Legaladjective

established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules

Legaladjective

of or relating to jurisprudence;

‘legal loophole’;

Legaladjective

having legal efficacy or force;

‘a sound title to the property’;

Legaladjective

relating to or characteristic of the profession of law;

‘the legal profession’;

Legaladjective

allowed by official rules;

‘a legal pass receiver’;

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