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  • custody — noun 1 legal right/duty to take care of sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ child ▪ a bitter child custody dispute ▪ joint, sole ▪ full ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • legal — 1. Conforming to the law; according to law; required or permitted by law; not forbidden or discountenanced by law; good and effectual in law; of or pertaining to the law; lawful. Freeman v. Fowler Packing Co., 135 Kan. 378, 11 P.2d 276, 277. See… …   Black's law dictionary

  • custody — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. care, [safe]keeping, charge, protection; imprisonment, bondage. See safety, restraint, retention. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Protection] Syn. care, guardianship, supervision, keeping, safekeeping, charge …   English dictionary for students

  • Custody battle for Anna Mae He — Anna Mae He (simplified Chinese: 贺梅; traditional Chinese: 賀梅; pinyin: Hè Méi or He Sijia,[1] born January 28, 1999 in the United States), was the subject of a custody battle between her Chinese biological parents, Shaoqiang (Jack) He (贺绍强) and… …   Wikipedia

  • custody — cus|to|dy [ kʌstədi ] noun uncount LEGAL ** 1. ) the legal right to take care of a child: The parents have joint custody of their children. The girl s father was awarded sole custody. 2. ) a situation in which someone is kept in prison until they …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • custody */*/ — UK [ˈkʌstədɪ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) legal the legal right to look after a child The parents have joint custody of their children (= both parents will look after the children). The girl s father was awarded sole custody. 2) legal a situation… …   English dictionary

  • Legal history of wills — Wills in the Ancient WorldThe will, if not purely Roman in origin, at least owes to Roman law its complete development, a development which in most European countries was greatly aided at a later period by ecclesiastics versed in Roman law. In… …   Wikipedia

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