illegitimately


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il·le·git·i·mate

 (ĭl′ĭ-jĭt′ə-mĭt)
adj.
1.
a. Being against established or accepted rules and standards: an illegitimate means of winning a debate.
b. Being against the law; illegal: an illegitimate contract.
c. Not valid or defensible: Their reasons for missing school are illegitimate.
d. Incorrectly deduced; illogical: an illegitimate conclusion.
e. Biology Unacceptable as a scientific name because of not conforming to the international rules of nomenclature.
2. Offensive Born to parents not married to each other.

il′le·git′i·mate·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.illegitimately - in a manner disapproved or not allowed by custom; "He acted illegitimately when he increased the rent fourfold"
lawfully, legitimately, licitly - in a manner acceptable to common custom; "you cannot do this legitimately!"
2.illegitimately - of biological parents not married to each other; "this child was born illegitimately"
legitimately - in a lawfully recognized manner; "let's get married so our child can be born legitimately"
Translations
بصورةٍ غَيْر شَرْعِيَّه أو قانونيَّه
nelegitimně
házasságon kívül
á óréttmætan/ólögmætan hátt
nelegitímne
kanuna aykırı olarak

illegitimately

[ˌɪlɪˈdʒɪtɪmɪtlɪ] ADVilegítimamente

illegitimately

adv
bornunehelich
(= contrary to law)unzulässig, unerlaubt; useunrechtmäßigerweise, unzulässigerweise
argue, concludeunzulässig, nicht folgerichtig

illegitimately

[ˌɪlɪˈdʒɪtɪmɪtlɪ] advillegittimamente

illegitimate

(iliˈdʒitəmət) adjective
1. born of parents not married to each other.
2. unacceptable or not allowed (especially by law).
ˌilleˈgitimately adverb
ˌilleˈgitimacy noun
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