lawful

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wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful) adventure , dangerous undertaking , escapade , risky venture
correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence) clink , gaol , jail , jailhouse , pokey , poky , slammer
putting someone in prison or in jail as lawful punishment imprisonment
act of making lawful legalisation , legalization , legitimation
physical efforts to oppose a lawful arrest; the resistance is classified as assault and battery upon the person of the police officer attempting to make the arrest resisting arrest
illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government sedition
delivery of a principal into lawful custody surrender
minimization of tax liability by lawful methods tax avoidance
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