illegal definition

  • adjective:
    • Prohibited for legal reasons.
    • Prohibited by official rules: an illegal pass in soccer.
    • Unacceptable to or otherwise not performable by a pc: an illegal procedure.
    • Contrary to or prohibited by law, particularly unlawful law.
    • Forbidden by established principles
    • Totally fictitious, and frequently given with respect to a non-existent territory or country.
    • becoming an illegal immigrant; residing in a country illegally.
    • Not in accordance with, or authorized by, legislation; specif., contrary to, or in infraction of, human law; illegal; illicit; for this reason, immoral
    • restricted legally or by official or acknowledged principles
  • noun:
    • An illegal immigrant.
    • An illegal immigrant.
    • An illegal citizen spy.
  • others:
    • Not appropriate; unlike legislation; illegal; illicit: because, an illegal work; illegal commerce.
    • Synonyms Illegal, Felonious, an such like. (See criminal.) Unlawful, Illegitimate, an such like. (See lawful.)

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