Definitions of "lawful"
  1. Refers to something that is in accordance with the law
  2. Denotes being sanctioned or legitimized by law
How to use "lawful" in a sentence
  1. The lawful possession of property ensures individuals the right to keep or use it.
  2. The business was found to be lawful, complying with all state and federal regulations.
  3. Only lawful residents have the right to vote in the country's elections.

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