a person's capability and power under law to engage in a particular undertaking or transaction or to maintain a particular status or relationship with another
But for the next stage in its development Rwanda needs to scale up its legal capacity.
From his master's legal capacity a slave derives ability to be promisee in a stipulation.
He had a better opinion of my legal capacity than it merited.
He impliedly warrants the signatures preceding his own to be genuine, and that the parties making them had legal capacity to sign.
He had few equals in a legal capacity, and no superiors in literary attainments.
In his legal capacity he had sought and obtained a warrant for the arrest of the prisoner Ray.
Patiently his legal capacity for bringing coherence out of obscurity led his dazed companion through the mazes of his torpor.