legal age

the age at which a person acquires full legal rights and responsibilities, such as the right to make contracts and deeds.

1925–30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
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.
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