unlawfully


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un·law·ful

 (ŭn-lô′fəl)
adj.
1. Not lawful; illegal.
2. Contrary to accepted morality or convention; illicit.

un·law′ful·ly adv.
un·law′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unlawfully - not conforming to the law; "they were unlawfully married"
de jure, legally, lawfully - by law; conforming to the law; "we are lawfully wedded now"
Translations

unlawfully

[ˈʌnˈlɔːfəlɪ] ADVilegalmente, ilícitamente

unlawfully

[ˌʌnˈlɔːfʊli] adv [act] → illégalementunlawful possession n [gun, explosives, drugs] → détention f illégale

unlawfully

advgesetzwidrig, illegal; marriedungültig; imprisonungesetzlich

unlawfully

[ʌnˈlɔːfəlɪ] advillegalmente
References in classic literature ?
Should he then presume to demand it, or to affirm he was unlawfully made my prisoner, by the belt of Saint Christopher, he will speak to one who hath never refused to meet a foe on foot or on horseback, alone or with his vassals at his back
Indeed great men have often more than their fair share of poor relations, inasmuch as very red blood of the superior quality, like inferior blood unlawfully shed, WILL cry aloud and WILL be heard.
The criminal who now sits before the court licking her paws," resumed the Woggle-Bug, "has long desired to unlawfully eat the fat piglet, which was no bigger than a mouse.
And if he had not unlawfully kept the bottle of Liquid of Petrifaction standing on his shelf, the accident to his wife Margolotte and to Unc Nunkie could not have occurred.
all of you) by the merits of the Saviour that ye are not pirates, nor have shed blood lawfully or unlawfully within forty days past, you may have licence to come on land.
Kate's very natural impression was, that these engaging individuals had called with the view of possessing themselves, unlawfully, of any portable articles that chanced to strike their fancy.
Lowell declares that it 'ignored the imagination altogether and sent Nature about her business as an impertinent baggage whose household loom competed unlawfully with the machine-made fabrics, so exquisitely uniform in pattern, of the royal manufactories.
Dobbin's stammering, blushing, and awkwardness added to the other's convictions that he had a rogue to deal with, and in a majestic tone he told that officer a piece of his mind, as he called it, simply stating his belief that the Major was unlawfully detaining his late son-in-law's money.
He remembered later the scandal over a boy, whom he had taken from the country to bring up, and, in a fit of rage, had so violently beaten that proceedings were brought against him for unlawfully wounding.
Meantime intelligent, with a sort of lofty simplicity, and curious at heart, but not like many women merely of social gossip, she amused her age by attracting within her ken through the power of her great, almost historical, social prestige everything that rose above the dead level of mankind, lawfully or unlawfully, by position, wit, audacity, fortune or misfortune.
Summary: Lawyer seeks to acquit client, saying law enforcement procedures were carried out unlawfully
GOER who died after he was punched in a "mindless attack" was unlawfully killed, a coroner has concluded.