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il·le·gal

 (ĭ-lē′gəl)
adj.
1. Prohibited by law.
2. Prohibited by official rules: an illegal pass in football.
3. Unacceptable to or not performable by a computer: an illegal operation.
n. Offensive
A person who is not legally authorized to live and work in a country.

il·le′gal·ly adv.

illegal

(ɪˈliːɡəl)
adj
1. forbidden by law; unlawful; illicit
2. unauthorized or prohibited by a code of official or accepted rules
n
a person who has entered or attempted to enter a country illegally
ilˈlegally adv
ˌilleˈgality n

il•le•gal

(ɪˈli gəl)

adj.
1. forbidden by law or statute.
2. contrary to or forbidden by official rules or regulations.
n.
3. an illegal immigrant.
[1620–30; < Medieval Latin]
il•le′gal•ly, adv.
syn: illegal, unlawful, illicit, criminal describe actions not in accord with law. illegal refers to violation of statutes or, in games, codified rules: an illegal seizure of property; an illegal block in football. unlawful is a broader term that may refer to lack of conformity with any set of laws or precepts, whether natural, moral, or traditional: an unlawful transaction. illicit most often applies to matters regulated by law, with emphasis on the way things are carried out: the illicit sale of narcotics. criminal refers to violation of a public law that is punishable by a fine or imprisonment: Robbery is a criminal act.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.illegal - prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move"
unlawful - contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law; "unlawful measures"; "unlawful money"; "unlawful hunters"
illegitimate - of marriages and offspring; not recognized as lawful
irregular - contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices"
legal - established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules

illegal

illegal

adjective
2. Of, involving, or being a crime:
Translations
غَيْر قانوني، غَيْر شَرْعيغَيْرُ قَانُونِيٌّ
il·legal
ilegálnínelegálnízakázaný
illegalstrafbarulovlig
laiton
ilegalan
illegális
ólöglegur
不法な
불법의
nelegaliainelegalumasnelegalusneteisėtaineteisėtas
nelegālsnelikumīgspretlikumīgs
ilegal
nezakonit
olaglig
ผิดกฎหมาย
kanuna aykırıyasadışı
bất hợp pháp

illegal

[ɪˈliːgəl]
A. ADJ
1. (Jur) → ilegal
illegal possession of sthposesión f ilegal de algo
it is illegal to do thathacer eso es ilegal
it is illegal for children to buy alcoholestá prohibido que los niños compren alcohol
to make it illegal to do sthprohibir hacer algo, prohibir que se haga algo
2. (Sport) [tackle] → antirreglamentario
3. (Comput) to perform an illegal operationrealizar una operación ilegal or no válida
B. CPD illegal immigrant Ninmigrante mf ilegal
illegal substance Nsustancia f ilegal

illegal

[ɪˈliːgəl] adjillégal(e)
illegal drugs → les drogues illégales
it is illegal to ... → il est illégal de ... illegal alien, illegal immigrantillegal alien nétranger/ère m/f en situation irrégulièreillegal immigrant nimmigrant(e) m/f illégal(e)

illegal

adjunrechtmäßig, ungesetzlich; (= against a specific law)gesetzwidrig; trade, immigration, possession, drugs, profitsillegal; (= prohibited) substance, organizationverboten, illegal; (Sport) → regelwidrig

illegal

[ɪˈliːgl] adjillegale

illegal

(iˈliːgəl) adjective
not allowed by the law; not legal. It is illegal to park a car here.
ilˈlegally adverb
illegality (iliˈgӕləti) noun

illegal

غَيْرُ قَانُونِيٌّ nelegální illegal illegal παράνομος ilegal laiton illégal ilegalan illegale 不法な 불법의 illegaal ulovlig nielegalny ilegal незаконный olaglig ผิดกฎหมาย yasadışı bất hợp pháp 非法的

illegal

a. ilegal, fuera de la ley.
References in classic literature ?
But don't you see my sale of the charter to the Company is itself, Monty being alive, an illegal act.
You may be sure that no one connected with the Japanese Embassy here would be permitted for one single second to take part in any such illegal act.
Under the law, a person who commits an illegal act that causes a death faces a charge of manslaughter.
The auditor's responsibilities when a possible illegal act is detected in the course of an audit performed in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.
The case, which has pitted seven movie studios and thousands of music publishers against the high-tech and consumer-electronics industries, will determine whether the entertainment industry can sue not only individuals who download copyrighted music and movies, but also those who distribute the software used in the illegal act.
Finally, the court applied public policy, ruling that to the extent that Scruggs intentionally violated a patent, Scruggs committed an illegal act.
That being the case -- when people do something that is illegal, by definition, it must be a crime, and when that illegal act is a war in which thousands of innocent people have died -- it must therefore be a ``war-crime''.
Since the company did not believe it was guilty of an illegal act, no disclosure by either the company or its auditor would be necessary.
But if such illegal act is inflicted or undertaken against more than one head of such species, imprisonment of not more than 20 years and a fine of not more than P2 million shall be imposed.
Mukhopadhaya observed that if, on scrutiny, any conversation revealed any criminal or illegal act, the matter " will go to a court of law".
Prosecuting barrister Karl Scholz told how he indecently touched one victim and tried to perform an illegal act upon her.
Chairing a meeting in his office, the Minister said that at present the transport department dont have a road worthy bus but some people are taking illegal advantage in the name of Transport Authority giving an impression as if these are government buses which is an illegal act.