nonlegal

[ non-lee-guh l ]
/ nɒnˈli gəl /

adjective

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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Origin of nonlegal

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Example sentences from the Web for non-legal

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

    A Book About Lawyers|John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • There was no foundation for this view in positive law, but it appears from time to time in non-legal and quasi-legal writings.