law|yer|like

law|yer|like
law|yer|like «L yuhr LYK», adjective.
of or characteristic of a lawyer or lawyers: »

Writing slows us down and makes us more grammatical, more lawyerlike (Saturday Review).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • like-kind exchange — n. An exchange of an item of property for another item of property of a similar type and value, usually nontaxable. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. like kind exchange …   Law dictionary

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  • like — I adjective akin, alike, allied to, analogous, approaching, approximate, close, cognate, common to, comparable, comparative, congeneric, congruous, equal, equivalent, identical, illustrative, imitative, implicatory, implying, inferential, near,… …   Law dictionary

  • like better — index prefer Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • like-minded — index consensual Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • law — / lȯ/ n [Old English lagu, of Scandinavian origin] 1: a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority: as a: a command or provision enacted by a legislature see also statute 1 b:… …   Law dictionary

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