[ non-lee-guhl ]
/ nɒnˈli gəl /
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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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How to use nonlegal in a sentence
Last summer, Louisiana also banned non-legal adoption, with offenders facing a penalty of $5,000 and up to five years in prison.Judge: Rehoming Kids Is Trafficking|Tina Traster|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.