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1. legal

adjective. ['ˈliːgəl'] established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules.

Synonyms

  • sub judice
  • sanctioned
  • legitimate
  • judicial
  • court-ordered
  • ratified
  • statutory
  • legality
  • juristic
  • lawful
  • licit

Antonyms

  • illegality
  • illegitimate
  • illegal
  • unorthodox

Etymology

  • legalis (Latin)
  • lex (Latin)

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Rhymes with Legal Brief

  • disbelief
  • bas-relief
  • vancleef
  • mccleaf
  • debrief
  • salif
  • relief
  • motif
  • matif
  • massif
  • hafif
  • belief
  • stief
  • sharif
  • saif
  • okeeffe
  • o'keeffe
  • okeefe
  • o'keefe
  • grief
  • greiff
  • greif
  • grefe
  • graeff
  • graefe
  • graef
  • thief
  • sheaf
  • seife
  • seif

Sentences with legal-brief


1. Noun Phrase
Before an attorney begins drafting a legal brief, she identifies the exact legal points at issue.

2. brief

adjective. ['ˈbriːf'] of short duration or distance.

Antonyms

  • representational

Etymology

  • brief (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • brevis (Latin)

3. brief

adjective. ['ˈbriːf'] concise and succinct.

Antonyms

  • concreteness

Etymology

  • brief (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • brevis (Latin)

4. legal

adjective. ['ˈliːgəl'] having legal efficacy or force.

Synonyms

  • effectual
  • valid

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • criminalize
  • outlaw

Etymology

  • legalis (Latin)
  • lex (Latin)

5. brief

noun. ['ˈbriːf'] a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case.

Synonyms

  • official document
  • instrument
  • legal instrument
  • amicus curiae brief
  • legal brief

Antonyms

  • outfield
  • sufficient
  • courteous
  • provident

Etymology

  • brief (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • brevis (Latin)

6. brief

adjective. ['ˈbriːf'] (of clothing) very short.

Synonyms

  • abbreviated

Antonyms

  • concrete
  • tangible

Etymology

  • brief (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • brevis (Latin)

7. brief

verb. ['ˈbriːf'] give essential information to someone.

Synonyms

  • apprize
  • apprise

Antonyms

  • mindful
  • unbreakable
  • voluble

Etymology

  • brief (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • brevis (Latin)

8. legal

adjective. ['ˈliːgəl'] allowed by official rules.

Antonyms

  • unauthorized

Etymology

  • legalis (Latin)
  • lex (Latin)

9. brief

noun. ['ˈbriːf'] a condensed written summary or abstract.

Synonyms

  • precis
  • outline
  • synopsis

Antonyms

  • applied
  • decrease
  • depreciate
  • tall

Etymology

  • brief (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • brevis (Latin)
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