nonlegal

[non-lee-guh l]
adjective
  1. not related to, qualified for, or phrased in the manner of the practice of law (distinguished from illegal): a nonlegal explanation.

Origin of nonlegal

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Historical Examples of non-legal

  • 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.'

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