illicitly


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Related to illicitly: expediently, capriciously

il·lic·it

 (ĭ-lĭs′ĭt)
adj.
1. Not sanctioned by custom or law; improper or unlawful.
2. Linguistics Improperly formed; ungrammatical.

[Latin illicitus : in-, not; see in-1 + licitus, lawful; see licit.]

il·lic′it·ly adv.
il·lic′it·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.illicitly - 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.illicitly - in an illegal manner; "they dumped the waste illegally"
Translations
بِصورةٍ غَيْر مَشْروعَه أو مَسْموحَه
načerno
forbudt
tiltottan
óleyfilega; ólöglega
nezákonne
yasak olarak

illicitly

[ɪˈlɪsɪtlɪ] ADVilícitamente

illicitly

advverbotenerweise; (= illegally)illegal(erweise); illicitly acquiredunrechtmäßig erworben

illicitly

[ɪˈlɪsɪtlɪ] advillecitamente

illicit

(iˈlisit) adjective
unlawful or not permitted.
ilˈlicitly adverb
ilˈlicitness noun
References in classic literature ?
No mild saki for them, but square faces illicitly refilled with corrosive fire that flamed through their veins and burst into conflagrations in their heads.
His criticism of Stout turns on the difficulty of giving any empirical meaning to such notions as the "mind" or the "subject"; he quotes from Stout the sentence: "The most important drawback is that the mind, in watching its own workings, must necessarily have its attention divided between two objects," and he concludes: "Without question, Stout is bringing in here illicitly the concept of a single observer, and his introspection does not provide for the observation of this observer; for the process observed and the observer are distinct" (p.
Malaysian and US authorities allege that about $4.5bn was illicitly plundered from the fund and diverted into private pockets.
Fong was charged with nine counts of illicitly acquiring 891,000 share units in the company through the accounts of two individuals, while in possession of confidential information on a proposed merger of two companies Three-A Resources Berhad and Wilmar International Limited, which could influence the price of the share units.
"We do not, at the moment, have any evidence that this was a hack so our focus is on finding someone within the system who has released illicitly these communications" Foreign Office minister Sir Alan Duncan updates MPs on the inquiry into the leak of diplomatic cables "If we don't turn things around, democracy will not survive.
Instead, he said the investigation was looking at the possibility they had been "illicitly" released by someone with access to diplomatic reports.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) set up the taskforce in October 2015 after discussions with animal welfare groups suggested tens of thousands of puppies were being reared in unregulated conditions and sold illicitly every year.
Noori has been accused by the NAB for misappropriation of Rs1.5 billion as loan from the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) and illicitly increasing funds for the company up to Rs3 billion.
Image Credit: Image Credit: Image Credit: Image Credit: Image Credit: South Korean singer Jung Joon-young arrives for questioning on accusations of illicitly taping and sharing sex videos on social media, at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency in Seoul, South Korea, March 14, 2019.
The documents also disclose that the administration of the club has purchased prize bonds worth Rs 130 million illicitly from the banks whereas they also procured other purchases of Rs 360 million in sheer violation of Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA).
The documents also disclose that the administration ofthe club has purchased prize bonds worth Rs 130 million illicitly from the banks whereas they also procured other purchases of Rs 360 million in sheer violation of Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA).
The charges defendants face are committing terror acts using explosives that led to the death of a human being, perpetrating terror acts that destructed a building with more than a person inside and possessing automatic guns with intention to use them illicitly in accomplice.