legally free

Definition of "legally free"
  1. A child for whom the rights of birth parents have been lawfully ended, paving the way for another family to adopt them
How to use "legally free" in a sentence
  1. After the court case, the child was declared legally free for adoption.
  2. Having been made legally free, the child could now become part of a caring home.
  3. Since the birth parents could no longer care for the child, a procedure was started to make the child legally free.

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