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  • adv. conforming to the law; legally

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a lawful manner; in accordance with law; without violating law; legally: as, we may lawfully do what the laws do not forbid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a manner acceptable to common custom
  • adv. by law; conforming to the law

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