Definition of 'legal fiction'
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They are perfectly content to see the board become a legal fiction. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)They also remain wilfully oblivious to the fact that the sovereignty they seek to uphold is a legal fiction. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But its most famous passenger, and the others mentioned, were legal fictions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Aggressive avoidance, in which legal fictions are entered into for the sole purpose of minimising tax, is not. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Used Rarely. legal fiction is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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