Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Legitimate.
  • Genuine, as opposed to adulterated or spurious.
  • Orderly; conforming to legal usage.
  • n. In civil law, the part of the free movable property of a testator which he cannot bequeath away from his children, or deprive them of inheriting by making gifts while living.

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Examples

  • Gringo is a legitime word that sometimes is used in a derogatory way, but is very different to a word like greaser, wetback or beaner, which is derogatory from the conception. (native Mexican, location unkown) chinagringo

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  • Sed doctrinae quaestiones, ut liquet, manent atque, usque dum non enodentur, Fraternitas canonicum in Ecclesia statutum non habet et eius ministri nullum ministerium legitime agere possunt.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • "Fraternitas canonicum in Ecclesia statutum non habet et eius ministri nullum ministerium legitime agere possunt."

    RORATE CÆLI

  • 'Fraternitas canonicum in Ecclesia statutum non habet et eius ministri nullum ministerium legitime agere possunt.'

    RORATE CÆLI

  • If the DPP would be smart they could continue to claim to be more pragmatic than the KMT by, while ultimately pursuing formal independence, recognizing the ROC as Taiwans current legitime governmental entity and the PRC as the legal government of China.

    Chen Chu Speaks Out in China

  • Bon en ce moment mis a part la santé je trouve que tout va a merveille ... je m'inquiete donc et c'est legitime car JAMAIS RIEN NE VA CHEZ LE PINKU!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • For they may remember, what the apostle saith of a greater law than theirs; Nos scimus quia lex bona est, modo quis ea utatur legitime.

    The Essays

  • [2054] Quis e nostra juventute legitime instituitur literis?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Illane: cuius leges politic�, quemuis in adulterio cum vxore, � viro legitime deprehensum, si euaserit, homicidij mulctam expendere iubent?

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Negociatores quoque volumus vt ex mandato nostro patrocinium habeant in Regno nostro legitime.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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