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gratuitous

Legal Definition of gratuitous

Adjective

  1. Imposing no obligation based on a legal or valuable consideration

Definition of gratuitous

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /gɹəˈtjʊ.ɪt.ʌs/, SAMPA: /gr@"tjU.It.Vs/
  • Audio (US) [?]

Adjective

gratuitous (comparative more gratuitous, superlative most gratuitous)

  1. Given freely; unearned.
  2. Not called for by the circumstances; uncalled for; without reason, cause, or proof; adopted or asserted without any good ground; unjustified.

Synonyms

Antonyms

  • onerous

Derived terms

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