legal duty

Definition of "legal duty"
  1. An obligation to act in a certain way, as prescribed by law, to avoid causing harm to others
How to use "legal duty" in a sentence
  1. The operator of an amusement park has a legal duty to maintain safety measures.
  2. A person's legal duty while driving includes adhering to speed limits.
  3. A store owner breached his legal duty by allowing unsafe conditions on his premises.

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