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legal age

noun
1.
the age at which a person acquires full legal rights and responsibilities, such as the right to make contracts and deeds.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Washed up and penniless before they are of legal age.
  • In my opinion, lifting the retirement legal age is obviously a necessity for the future.
  • Her conscience and sense of responsibility don't spontaneously form at the legal age of adulthood.
  • Merely adjusting the legal age up or down doesn't work-we've tried that already and failed.
  • Until a few years ago, many kids who reached legal age had no help to ease the transition.
  • No beer shall be sold or served to persons under legal age.
  • Proof of legal age is required of all customers before any alcoholic beverages are served or sold persons.
  • Any persons with special driving needs who have medical approval and are of legal age, regardless of disability.

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