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le·gal·ism
[lee-guh-liz-uhm]
NOUN
1.
strict adherence, or the principle of strict adherence, to law or prescription, especially to the letter rather than the spirit.
2.
(initial capital letter) (in Chinese philosophy) the principles and practices of a school of political theorists advocating strict legal control over all activities, a system of rewards and punishments uniform for all classes, and an absolute monarchy.
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Legalism definition, strict adherence, or the principle of strict adherence, to law or prescription, especially to the letter rather than the spirit. See more.

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