age of majority

Definition of "age of majority"
  1. The age at which a person is legally considered an adult and gains full legal rights and responsibilities
How to use "age of majority" in a sentence
  1. Upon reaching the age of majority, he was able to vote and enter into contracts.
  2. Parents usually stop child support payments when their child reaches the age of majority.
  3. In most states, a person can't purchase alcohol until they reach the age of majority.

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