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[non-lee-guh l] /nɒnˈli gəl/
not related to, qualified for, or phrased in the manner of the practice of law (distinguished from illegal):
a nonlegal explanation.
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  • There are too many moving parts and pieces missing for us to form an nonlegal appraisal of this case.
  • After graduation, lawyers must keep informed about legal and nonlegal developments that affect their practice.
  • When board meetings address sensitive issues these days, the directors frequently ask nonlegal advisers to leave the room.
  • In its superficial informality, it symbolically projected a nonlegal, solicitous posture toward its youthful clientele.
  • Thirdly, there is the always present but nonlegal remedy of public pressure.
  • At the same time, in order to prepare sound laws, there must be a balance between legal and nonlegal expertise.
  • He said a family court system would look at all of a family's problems, both legal and nonlegal, in the same setting.

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