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illegal

forbidden by law or statute: an illegal U-turn; forbidden by official rules or regulations: an illegal block (in football); something that is unacceptable to or not performed by a computer: an illegal operation
Not to be confused with:
illegitimate – born out of wedlock: an illegitimate child; not sanctioned by law or custom: an illegitimate action; not in proper grammatical usage
illicit – not legally permitted or authorized: an illicit attempt to control the market; unlicensed; prohibited; not permitted by custom; disapproved of or not permitted for moral or ethical reasons
unlawful – contrary to law: unlawful search and seizure; born out of wedlock [All of the above describe actions that are not in accord with the law. However, there are some differences in meaning among the words. Illegal refers most specifically to violations of statutes or codified rules: illegal seizure of property. Illegitimate means lacking legal or traditional rights: illegitimate use of privileged information. Illicit most often applies to matters regulated by law with emphasis on the way things are carried out: illicit conversion of property. Unlawful means not sanctioned by law: an unlawful claim to an inheritance.]
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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illegal

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illegal

adjective
2. Of, involving, or being a crime:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

illegal

adjunrechtmäßig, ungesetzlich; (= against a specific law)gesetzwidrig; trade, immigration, possession, drugs, profitsillegal; (= prohibited) substance, organizationverboten, illegal; (Sport) → regelwidrig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

illegal

[ɪˈliːgl] adjillegale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

illegal

(iˈliːgəl) adjective
not allowed by the law; not legal. It is illegal to park a car here.
ilˈlegally adverb
illegality (iliˈgӕləti) noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
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illegal

a. ilegal, fuera de la ley.
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