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  Definition of lawful
  1. conformable to or allowed by law; "lawful methods of dissent"
  2. authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law; "a legitimate government"
  3. having a legally established claim; "the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king"
  4. according to custom or rule or natural law
Similar Words: legitimate, licit, true(a), rightful(a), orderly, rule-governed

 

See Also: legal, straight

 

Attributes: lawfulness

 

 
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