legal age

Definition of "legal age"
  1. The age when a person is legally considered an adult and becomes liable for their actions; this age is 18 in most states
How to use "legal age" in a sentence
  1. Being of legal age, he was allowed to sign legally binding agreements.
  2. Once she attained legal age, her parents could no longer be held responsible for her actions.
  3. Upon reaching legal age, he was legally allowed to make his own choices without requiring parental consent.

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