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Illegal synonyms
ĭ-lē'gəl
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(Linguistics) Improperly formed; ungrammatical.
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  1. (Linguistics) Improperly formed; ungrammatical.
  2. Not allowed by law, custom, rule, etc.; unlawful; improper; prohibited; unauthorized
Contrary to accepted morality or convention; illicit.
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  1. Contrary to accepted morality or convention; illicit.
  2. Not lawful; illegal.
  3. Punishable under criminal law.
Prohibited from being imported or exported.
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  1. Prohibited from being imported or exported.
  2. Forbidden by law to be imported or exported
Forbidden; not allowed.
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In violation of the requirements of the constitution of a nation or state.
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  1. In violation of the requirements of the constitution of a nation or state.
  2. Not in accordance with or permitted by a constitution, specif. the U.S. Constitution; not constitutional
  3. Contrary to or violative of the constitution of a government or other institution.
Not permitted by law.
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  1. Not permitted by law.
  2. Outside of legal control or authority; not regulated by law
Not licensed; not officially authorized.
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  1. Not licensed; not officially authorized.
  2. Free from requiring a license.
  3. Done without permission; not authorized.
Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
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  1. Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
  2. Not in conformity with law; illegal
  3. Contrary to the law; unlawful:
Relating to or being information that allows a decision to be made or action to be taken.
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  1. Relating to or being information that allows a decision to be made or action to be taken.
  2. Giving cause for legal action:
Of a child, that he or she was born to parents not married to one another.
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  1. Of a child, that he or she was born to parents not married to one another.
  2. Being against the law; illegal:
  3. Being against established or accepted rules and standards:
Restricted by taboo
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  1. Restricted by taboo
  2. Sacred and prohibited by taboo
  3. Excluded or forbidden from use, approach, or mention:
Not permitted; prohibited
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  1. Not permitted; prohibited
  2. Having an extremely low probability of occurrence. Used of quantum phenomena:
(Of a person) Born out of wedlock; illegitimate.
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  1. (Of a person) Born out of wedlock; illegitimate.
  2. Wrongly or badly conceived
  3. Having an improper basis or origin; ill-conceived:
Falling below the manufacturer's standard or usual specifications; imperfect.
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  1. Falling below the manufacturer's standard or usual specifications; imperfect.
  2. Contrary to rule, accepted order, or general practice:
  3. Not conforming to established rule, method, usage, standard, etc.; out of the ordinary; anomalous
Characteristic of a criminal.
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  1. Characteristic of a criminal.
  2. Of, involving, or having the nature of crime:
  3. Shameful; disgraceful:
(Old Poet.) Wicked; base
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  1. (Old Poet.) Wicked; base
  2. (Law) Of, like, or constituting a felony
  3. (Law) Having the nature of, relating to, or concerning a felony:
Open after a legal or established closing time:
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  1. Open after a legal or established closing time:
Lacking certification or official documentation
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  1. Lacking certification or official documentation
  2. Not officially registered
  3. Not officially verified, guaranteed, or registered; not certified:
Having no justification; groundless:
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  1. Having no justification; groundless:
  2. Not warranted; unjustified; being without warrant, authority, or guaranty; unwarrantable.
Not justifiable; inexcusable:
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  1. Not justifiable; inexcusable:
(Slang) Recently stolen:
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  1. (Slang) Recently stolen:
  2. Requiring immediate action or attention:
  3. Marked by intensity of emotion; ardent or fiery:
Born of parents not married to each other
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  1. Born of parents not married to each other
  2. Incorrectly deduced; illogical:
  3. Wrongful or unlawful.
(Linguistics) Improperly formed; ungrammatical.
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  1. (Linguistics) Improperly formed; ungrammatical.
  2. Not allowed by law, custom, rule, etc.; unlawful; improper; prohibited; unauthorized
Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
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  1. Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
  2. Not in conformity with law; illegal
  3. Contrary to the law; unlawful:
Not authorized by law; illegal.
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  1. Not authorized by law; illegal.
  2. Contrary to accepted morality or convention; illicit.
  3. Not lawful; illegal.
Wrong or unjust:
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  1. Wrong or unjust:
  2. Full of wrong; unjust or injurious
  3. Without legal right; unlawful
Of, involving, or having the nature of crime:
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  1. Of, involving, or having the nature of crime:
  2. Shameful; disgraceful:
  3. Characteristic of a criminal.
Being against established or accepted rules and standards:
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  1. Being against established or accepted rules and standards:
  2. Wrongful or unlawful.
  3. Being against the law; illegal:
(Linguistics) Improperly formed; ungrammatical.
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  1. (Linguistics) Improperly formed; ungrammatical.
  2. Not sanctioned by custom or law; improper or unlawful.
Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
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  1. Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
  2. Contrary to the law; unlawful:
  3. Not in conformity with law; illegal
Against moral or ethical standards; immoral
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  1. Against moral or ethical standards; immoral
  2. Not lawful; illegal.
  3. Punishable under criminal law.
Wrong or unjust:
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  1. Wrong or unjust:
  2. Full of wrong; unjust or injurious
  3. Without legal right; unlawful
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