Definition of statutory adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstætʃətri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstætʃətɔːri//
[usually before noun] Justice
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fixed by law; that must be done by law The authority failed to carry out its statutory duties. When you buy foods you have certain statutory rights. See related entries: Justice
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: statutory