Legal Definition and Related Resources of Quality

Meaning of Quality

Descriptive of organic composition or substance ; expressed in definite quantitative units and definitive of character , nature and degree of excellence of an article . Dean Rubber Manufacturing Co. v U.S., (C.A.8) 356 F.2d 161; also the state or condition of any goods , chattels or thing.

Quality Alternative Definition

Of Persons. The state or condition of a person. Two contrary qualities cannot be in the same person at the same time. Dig. 41, 10. 4. Every one is presumed to know the quality of the person with whom he is contracting. In the United States the people happily are aU upon an equality in their civil rights. In Pleading. That which distinguishes one thing from another of the same kind.

Synonyms of Quality

(Attribute), noun

  • characteristic
  • endowment
  • feature
  • idiocrasy
  • idiosyncrasy
  • individualism
  • nature
  • particularity
  • peculiarity
  • property
  • singularity
  • trait

(Excellence), noun

  • ability
  • ableness
  • aptness
  • caliber
  • character
  • class
  • competency
  • fineness
  • goodness
  • grade
  • merit
  • might
  • potency
  • potentiality
  • power
  • puissance
  • rank
  • soundness
  • standing
  • status
  • superiority
  • validity
  • value
  • worth

(Grade), noun

  • ability
  • ableness
  • aptness
  • character
  • condition
  • distinction
  • earmark
  • endowment
  • feature
  • merit
  • nature
  • particularity
  • property
  • standing
  • tendency
  • worth Associated Concepts: inferior quality
  • warranty as to quality

Related Entries of Quality in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Quality in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Quality in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Satisfactory quality in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of satisfactory quality.


See Also

  • Caveat
  • Emptor
  • Description


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

Quality Definition (in the Accounting Vocabulary)

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants offers the following definition of Quality in a way that is easy for anybody to understand: An operating environment in which a company’s product or service meets a customer’s specifications the first time it is produced or delivered.




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