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[non-lee-guh l] /nɒnˈli gəl/
not related to, qualified for, or phrased in the manner of the practice of law (distinguished from illegal):
a nonlegal explanation.
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  • There was no foundation for this view in positive law, but it appears from time to time in non-legal and quasi-legal writings.

  • In the seventeenth century, lawyers usually called their clients and the non-legal public 'Lay Gents.'

    A Book About Lawyers

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