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 ?
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.
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.
The lords of society stole legally or else legalized their stealing, while the poorer classes stole illegally. Nothing was safe unless guarded.
Clair, then it is obvious that no crime has been committed, and that, therefore, I am illegally detained."
KARACHI -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi in its Regional Board Meeting (RBM) has approved a reference against Haji Imam Bux Honorary Secretary, Ahsan Zubair, Ex-Secretary of Madras Cooperative Housing Society Karachi and others on allegation of illegally selling of amenity plots and amalgamation of commercial plots of the society.
Karachi -- National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi's in its Regional Board Meeting(RBM) has approved a reference against Haji Imam Bux, Honorary Secretary, Ahsan Zubair, Ex-Secretary of Madras Cooperative Housing Society Karachi and others on allegation of illegally selling of amenity plots and amalgamation of commercial plots of the society.
Regional prosecutor says Almazbek Atambayev owns illegally allocated land plot in Issyk-Kul AKIPRESS.COM - Prosecutor of Issyk-Kul region Belek Mamatbayev while reporting on court trials on land plots allocated to the Frunze-Resort company said that one of the land plots is registered to Almazbek Atambayev, Turmush reports.
Taxila -- The revenue authorities registered a case of fraud against a private land developer, former military personnel who had encroached upon the path leading to ancient Buddhist stupa (Dharmarajika) and monastery, for illegally transferring and occupying the land.
The Chinese embassy in Manila on Thursday claimed that a "large number" of Chinese nationals have been illegally recruited and hired in the Philippine gambling industry.
It is reported by the federal government that thousands of people have entered America illegally. Many are in the Chicago area.
KARACHI -- The Sindh Assembly was informed on Monday that 78,444 acres of forestland was allotted illegally to various persons and institutions by the provincial revenue authorities.
On Saturday (June 15), Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) arrested 413 migrant workers for working illegally, with the majority being Vietnamese and Indonesian nationals, primarily in factories and construction sites.