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Definition of legality noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. legalities)
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  1. 1[uncountable] the fact of being legal They intended to challenge the legality of his claim in the courts. The arrangement is of doubtful legality.
  2. 2[countable, usually plural] the legal aspect of an action or a situation You need a lawyer to explain all the legalities of the contracts. compare illegality
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: legality