legal status

Definitions of legal status

n a status defined by law

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civil death
the legal status of a person who is alive but who has been deprived of the rights and privileges of a citizen or a member of society; the legal status of one sentenced to life imprisonment
villainage, villeinage
the legal status or condition of servitude of a villein or feudal serf
the status of a citizen with rights and duties
marital status
the condition of being married or unmarried
minority, nonage
any age prior to the legal age
marriage, matrimony, spousal relationship, union, wedlock
the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
civil union
a voluntary union for life (or until divorce) of adult parties of the same sex
the state of being an unmarried man
the state of being a spinster (usually an elderly unmarried woman)
the state of being a widow who has not remarried
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position, status
the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

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