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legal age n
: an age at which a person becomes entitled under the law to engage in a particular activity or becomes responsible for particular acts [the legal age for drinking in this state]
: age of majority compare age of consent, emancipate
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.