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Erect

erect vt

: to give legal existence to by a formal act of authority [no new State shall be formed or ed within the jurisdiction of any other State "U.S. Constitution art. IV"]
erec·tion n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.