matter of law


noun Law.

an issue or matter to be determined according to the relevant principles of law.

Nearby words

  1. matter in deed,
  2. matter of course,
  3. matter of course, a,
  4. matter of fact,
  5. matter of fact, a,
  6. matter of life and death, a,
  7. matter of opinion,
  8. matter of opinion, a,
  9. matter of record,
  10. matter wave

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British Dictionary definitions for matter of law

matter of law

noun

law an issue requiring the court's interpretation of the law or relevant principles of the lawCompare matter of fact
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