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  1. A philosophy of focusing on the text of written law to the exclusion of the intent of law, elevating strict adherence to law over justice, mercy, grace and common sense.
  2. (religion) A doctrine of salvation by strictly adhering to the requirements of divine law.
  3. A legal axiom, term or rule.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “Less often considered is whether this ascendant legalism is good or bad for global prosperity and stability.”
      “The history of the Church, Coughlin notes, displays periods of both legalism and antinomianism.”
      “These concerns for purity should not be understood as pettifogging legalism.”
  1. (uncountable, informal) The legal department of a company.
  2. (uncountable, US, Canada) Paper in sheets 8½ in × 14 in (215.9 mm × 355.6 mm).
  3. (countable) A spy who is attached to, and ostensibly employed by, an embassy, military outpost, etc.
  1. (informal, pejorative) Technical jargon common in the legal profession, the argot of lawyers
  2. (informal, pejorative) Wordy, ostentatious talk or writing that resembles legal writing, especially when confusing to laypeople, bureaucratese, officialese
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  4. Examples:
    1. “I guarantee it is no less full of scientific mumbo jumbo than a purchase and sale agreement is full of legalese.”
      “The Supreme Court decisions that he attacks are written in difficult, if not impenetrable, legalese.”
      “If you have a policy that is 25 pages of single-spaced, dense legalese, people simply will not be able to find the answers that they want.”
  1. That which makes legal.
  2. (computing) A tool that takes invalid input and creates valid output, such as for chip placement to move digital standard cell gates into legal positions.
  1. The process of making something legal, the process to legalize, decriminalization.
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    1. “Our studies have shown movement towards legalization would actually reduce demand for undocumented illegal workers.”
      “At the end of the last Congressional session, a legalization program for undocumented farm laborers was proposed.”
      “Such a state of affairs has left many riders outraged at the lack of forethought put into the legalization of big bikes.”
  1. The state of being legal, or within the law.
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    1. “The legalness of the act does not change its immorality, only whether you can be arrested for it.”
  1. (British spelling) Alternative spelling of legalization
  2. Examples:
    1. “Soon after taking office she provoked anger by saying she supported the legalisation of assisted dying.”
      “In any case, comparison with licit drugs such as tobacco and alcohol hardly provides a model for legalisation.”
      “With the legalisation of the paramilitaries, they hope to legitimise impunity for these crimes against the Colombian people.”
  1. Alternative form of legalizer
  1. Lawfulness.
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    1. “Civilians enjoyed the rights to counsel and trial by jury and the privilege of a habeas corpus writ to test the legality of government detention.”
      “He means that it will be played on the edge of, and beyond, the limits of legality.”
      “However, there is a question mark over the legality of such a loan under EU rules.”
  1. plural of legalisation
  1. plural of legalizer
  1. plural of legaliser
  1. plural of legalist
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    1. “Others discount subjective feelings and become legalists as they observe only the letter of the law.”
      “What he notes in his explanation, however, should give all obsessive-compulsive legalists pause.”
      “Some are legalists who continue to insist that the war was launched without justification in international law and wish to punish those responsible for their transgressions.”
  1. plural of legalism
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    1. “They'll use a lot of legalisms and a lot of semantic language so that it won't be quite so black and white.”
      “That would include sharp-tongued humor, strong observation, and surprising insights, not platitudes and legalisms.”
      “There is a need for love, mercy and compassion that the current system lacks and replaces with legalisms.”
  1. plural of legality
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    1. “The new law was announced at the end of last July and provincial officials have closely scrutinized the full meaning of the legalities involved.”
      “Stokes's wife, Valeria, a human-resources executive, tutors him on the legalities of hiring.”
      “Because that trial was still pending at the time, she couldn't discuss the facts of the case or the specifics of the legalities.”
  1. plural of legal
  2. Examples:
    1. “Used that, with a bit of my old reputation, to get your Mayor Gannett to give me the same from the legals.”
      “Pick out any place you want, train them to handle those damned legals the way Murdoch handled the Stonewall boys.”
      “The legals simply came boiling down the street, equipped with long pikes with lead-weighted ends.”
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