Pronunciation: (stach'oo-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
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.
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