illegally


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.illegally - in an illegal manner; "they dumped the waste illegally"
Translations
protiprávně
illegalt
ólöglega
protiprávne
nezakonito
kanuna aykırı şekilde

illegally

[ɪˈliːgəlɪ] ADV
1. (Jur) [act, occupy, fish] → ilegalmente
they were convicted of illegally using a handgunse los declaró culpables de la utilización ilegal de un revólver
2. (Sport) [tackle] → antirreglamentariamente

illegally

[ɪˈliːgəli] advillégalement
illegally parked → en stationnement irrégulier
illegally parked cars → des voitures en stationnement irrégulier

illegally

adv (= against the law)unrechtmäßig, ungesetzlich; (= against a specific law)gesetzwidrig; illegally importedillegal eingeführt; you’re illegally parkedSie stehen im Parkverbot; to act illegallysich gesetzwidrig verhalten; (against international law) → gegen das Völkerrecht verstoßen; they were convicted of illegally possessing a handgunsie wurden wegen unerlaubten Besitzes einer Handfeuerwaffe verurteilt

illegally

[ɪˈliːgəlɪ] advillegalmente

illegal

(iˈliːgəl) adjective
not allowed by the law; not legal. It is illegal to park a car here.
ilˈlegally adverb
illegality (iliˈgӕləti) noun
References in classic literature ?
Musqueton, recognizing the voice of his master's friend, got up suddenly, and in doing so let fall some louis which he had appropriated to himself illegally during the night.
Clair, then it is obvious that no crime has been committed, and that, therefore, I am illegally detained.
Though indeed some persons may have this further [1276a] doubt, whether a citizen can be a citizen when he is illegally made; as if an illegal citizen, and one who is no citizen at all, were in the same predicament: but since we see some persons govern unjustly, whom yet we admit to govern, though not justly, and the definition of a citizen is one who exercises certain offices, for such a one we have defined a citizen to be, it is evident, that a citizen illegally created yet continues to be a citizen, but whether justly or unjustly so belongs to the former inquiry.
The lords of society stole legally or else legalized their stealing, while the poorer classes stole illegally.
In 2004, 60 percent of survey participants reported illegally downloading either software, music, movies or games, while in 2006 the percentage who illegally downloaded dropped to 43 percent.
On the directions of Chairman CDA, Maroof Afzal, Enforcement Directorate of the Authority carried out an operation in Dhok Chora sector F12 and demolished five illegally constructed shops, four rooms, four illegally constructed boundary walls and retrieved 2.
In March, raids in Castleford and Luton led to the arrest of six immigration offenders who were caught working illegally in the UK.
The three men were Sudanese nationals and are alleged to have entered Lebanese territory illegally
But Rosanna Polizzotto, the daughter of an Italian immigrant, said the boycott underscores that Latinos -- even those here illegally -- are part of the community.
However, how do they propose to make them progress through the streets when vehicles are illegally parked, even at bus stops?
This scheme, Malkin says, "will siphon off the hard-earned tax dollars of American workers who may never see a dime of their confiscated earnings and fork it over to foreigners guilty of at least four acts of federal law-breaking: crossing the border illegally, working illegally, engaging in tax fraud, and using bogus documents.