a period of time, now usually established by statute, during which custom, conduct, or a state of affairs must have existed or continued in order for it to have taken on the force of law or to establish a legal right or title not otherwise provable.
noun 1. a ruled writing tablet, usually yellow and measuring 8½ × 14 inches (22 × 36 cm).
- Legal positivism
noun 1. another name for positivism (sense 2)
noun 1. the amount of cash assets that a bank, insurance company, etc., is required by law to set aside as reserves.
[lee-guh l] /ˈli gəl/ adjective 1. permitted by law; lawful: Such acts are not legal. 2. of or relating to law; connected with the law or its administration: the legal profession. 3. appointed, established, or authorized by law; deriving authority from law. 4. recognized by law rather than by equity. 5. of, relating to, or […]