Part of speech:
Having an extremely low probability of occurrence. Used of quantum phenomena:
The definition of criminal is someone or something related to the commission of a crime.
The definition of banned is something that is prohibited.
Of, involving, or being a crime
Prohibited from being imported or exported.
(--- Biology) Unacceptable as a scientific name because of not conforming to the international rules of nomenclature.
Contrary to rule, accepted order, or general practice:
Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
Having no official license.
An unlawful act, particularly one committed by a public official.
In conformity with the principles of the law; permitted by law
The definition of legal is something connected to law or a government’s system of rules.
In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
Wrong or unjust:
Of illegitimate birth or of uncertain origin
Having an improper basis or origin; ill-conceived:
Not trustworthy; dubious or fallacious:
Prohibited by law
A statement that describes invariable relationships among phenomena under a specified set of conditions. Boyle's law, for instance, describes what will happen to the volume of an ideal gas if its pressure changes and its temperature remains the same. The conditions under which some physical laws hold are idealized (for example, there are no ideal gases in the real world), thus some physical laws apply universally but only approximately.
Related, as by blood
contrary to or forbidden by law
Not in keeping with conventional mores; indecorous:
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