the age of majority

the age of majority
the age when you can vote, between 16 and 21 years, come of age
  

Dad said that when I reach the age of majority I can buy my own car!


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  • individual under the age of majority — index minor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • person under the age of majority — index infant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • age of majority — age of majority: the age at which a person is granted by law the rights (as ability to sue) and responsibilities (as liability under contract) of an adult compare emancipate ◇ At common law, the age of majority was 21. Age of majority is now set… …   Law dictionary

  • age of majority — the age when you can vote, come of age    Dad said that when I reach the age of majority I can buy my own car! …   English idioms

  • Age of majority — Legal age redirects here. For other uses, see Legal age (disambiguation). The age of majority is the threshold of adulthood as it is conceptualized (and recognized or declared) in law. It is the chronological moment when minors cease to legally… …   Wikipedia

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  • age of majority — The age, usually twenty one, at which the disability of infancy terminates. 27 Am J1st Inf § 5 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • The Age — For other uses, see Age (disambiguation). The Age The front page of The Age on 6 June 2011 …   Wikipedia

  • age of majority — Lawful Law ful, a. 1. Conformable to law; allowed by law; legitimate; competent. [1913 Webster] 2. Constituted or authorized by law; rightful; as, the lawful owner of lands. [1913 Webster] {Lawful age}, the age when the law recognizes one s right …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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