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il·le·gal·i·ty

 (ĭl′ē-găl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. il·le·gal·i·ties
1. The quality or state of being illegal.
2. An illegal act.
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il•le•gal•i•ty

(ˌɪl iˈgæl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. illegal condition or quality; unlawfulness.
2. an illegal act.
[1630–40; < Medieval Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.illegality - unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute
unlawfulness - the quality of failing to conform to law
outlawry, lawlessness - illegality as a consequence of unlawful acts; defiance of the law
infection - (international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure
legality - lawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute
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illegality

noun crime, wrong, felony, criminality, lawlessness, illegitimacy, wrongness, unlawfulness, illicitness There is no evidence of illegality.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

illegality

noun
1. The state or quality of being illegal:
2. A serious breaking of the public law:
Law: felony.
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Translations
عَدَم قانونيَّه
ilegalitanezákonnost
ulovlighed
illegalitás
ólögmæti, lögleysa
kanuna aykırı olma

illegality

[ˌɪliːˈgælɪtɪ] Nilegalidad f
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illegality

[ˌɪlɪˈgælɪti] nillégalité f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

illegality

nUnrechtmäßigkeit f, → Ungesetzlichkeit f; (against a specific law) → Gesetzwidrigkeit f; (of trade, possession, drug, organization, profits)Illegalität f; (Sport) → Regelwidrigkeit f
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illegality

[ˌɪliːˈgælɪtɪ] nillegalità
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
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References in periodicals archive ?
'It is only a Governor of illegalities that seeks to dare the hallowed letters of our constitution he swore to uphold.
Corrupt state institutions created by the state to prevent such illegalities are either blind or incompetent and hence party to these irregularities.
This reflects upon poor governance and the fact that corrupt state institutions created by State to prevent such illegalities are either blind or incompetent and party to such irregularities.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to file a report on the illegalities committed by the Common Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Plan (CBMWTP) in Mathura.
'Since the very inception of the contract, its award, technicalities involved in the matter, the survey reports, assessment of ridership, import of buses, acquisition of land - its utilization and compensation made thereof was based on nepotism, favouritism, biases and glaring illegalities floating on the surface of the record which has caused grave loss to the government exchequer and further weakened the economic situation of the province,' reads the application.
"Despite these," it added, "a brief visit to Akamas is enough for one to realise that the area not only is it not properly managed, but there are many illegalities and no measures have been taken to rectify these.
MQM-P would stand against illegalities in new recruitment.
Further, all teams would also take action against the illegalities and submit the report within 10 days.
The matter regarding the illegalities in the contract awarded to ply busses in the Diplomatic Enclave for visa applicants was highlighted by the Auditor General of Pakistan in the audit report a few years ago.
andSiddique claims SJC order suffered from various illegalities,malafides' ISLAMABAD: Former Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui on Friday challenged his termination as a high court judge in the Supreme Court.
'In the circumstances, any complaint to the Registrar of Societies or challenges to the glaring irregularities and illegalities in the Courts of Law may be detrimental or fatal to the party in particular and ruling Pakatan Harapan government in general,' Bawin warned.