Meaning of statutory

stat•u•to•ry

Pronunciation: (stach'oo-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a statute.
  2. prescribed or authorized by statute.
  3. conforming to statute.
  4. (of an offense) recognized by statute; legally punishable.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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