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Definition of lawfulness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lawfulness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈlɔːflnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔːflnəs//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the fact of being allowed or recognized by law; the fact of being legal They questioned the lawfulness of the decision.