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Word: statutory

Definition: created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit


Sentences Containing 'statutory'

All these different statutory regulations seem to have been made with great propriety.
By old English statutory law, the whale is declared "a royal fish."* Oh, that's only nominal!

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