legal person

Definition of "legal person"
  1. An entity or group such as a corporation, with rights and responsibilities like a human being, notably the ability to file or defend a lawsuit
How to use "legal person" in a sentence
  1. After incorporation, the startup qualified as a legal person, enabling it to enter contracts.
  2. As a legal person, the charity was liable for its actions and had the right to file lawsuits of its own.
  3. The concept of a legal person means that an organization can be held legally responsible, just like an individual.

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