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Definition of "legal principle" []

  • (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "legal principle" in a sentence
  • "scientists objected that marriages of this sort would not be possible; but Mister Pierrot declared that it was not a matter of natural possibilities but of a legal principle and that he himself would be willing to take a newt female for his wife in order to show that this reform of the legal principle of marriage need not remain merely on paper."