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il·le·git·i·ma·cy

 (ĭl′ĭ-jĭt′ə-mə-sē)
n.
1. The quality or condition of being illegitimate.
2. Offensive The condition of being born to parents not married to each other.
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il•le•git•i•ma•cy

(ˌɪl ɪˈdʒɪt ə mə si)

n., pl. -cies.
the state or quality of being illegitimate.
[1670–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.illegitimacy - the status of being born to parents who were not married
status, position - the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
2.illegitimacy - unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law
unlawfulness - the quality of failing to conform to law
legitimacy - lawfulness by virtue of being authorized or in accordance with law
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illegitimacy

noun
1. bastardy, bastardism Divorce and illegitimacy lead to millions of one-parent families.
2. illegality, unconstitutionality, unlawfulness, illicitness, irregularity They denounced the illegitimacy and oppressiveness of the regime.
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illegitimacy

noun
1. The state or quality of being illegal:
2. The condition of being of illegitimate birth:
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Translations
عَدَم شَرْعِيَّه
nelegitimnost
ulovlighed
házasságon kívüliség
ólögmæti; óréttmæti
nelegitímnosť
kanuna aykırılıkpiçlik

illegitimacy

[ˌɪlɪˈdʒɪtɪməsɪ] Nilegitimidad f
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illegitimacy

[ˌɪlɪˈdʒɪtɪməsi]
n [child] → naissance f hors mariage
At home, his illegitimacy was never mentioned → À la maison, la question de sa naissance hors mariage n'était jamais abordée.
modif [rate, scandal] → des naissances hors mariage
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illegitimacy

n
(of child)Unehelichkeit f
(= unlawfulness)Unzulässigkeit f; (of government)Unrechtmäßigkeit f
(of argument, conclusion)Unzulässigkeit f
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illegitimacy

[ˌɪlɪˈdʒɪtɪməsɪ] nillegittimità
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illegitimate

(iliˈdʒitəmət) adjective
1. born of parents not married to each other.
2. unacceptable or not allowed (especially by law).
ˌilleˈgitimately adverb
ˌilleˈgitimacy noun
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References in periodicals archive ?
'In 2001, a count of the out-of-wedlock children produced by Shenzhen's working women and mistresses over two decades numbered 5,20,000 (Ted C.
In some cities and neighborhoods, the percentage of out-of-wedlock births is over 80.
The Butcher's Daughter follows a Tudor English girl, Agnes Peppin, from the cocoon of her youth in her small market town, to consignment to a nunnery after an out-of-wedlock pregnancy, through to her wiser, bittersweet middle years -- or, her thirties.
In the last few years, even the out-of-wedlock birthrate has finally stopped climbing.
He went so far as to say that groups like Americans United "would rather see me with a heroin needle in my arm, or having a premarital affair with some girl in high school, or an out-of-wedlock baby.
Public acceptance of out-of-wedlock births reached a record high of 62 percent, and 68 percent of millennials, last year, compared to 45 percent in 2002, according to (http://www.gallup.com/poll/191462/gallup-analysis-millennials-marriage-family.aspx) research from Gallup.
While Khatibi was already popular among fighting enthusiasts, his popularity rose all the more when he, out-of-wedlock, fathered the child of Kapamilya actress Cristine Reyes.
First Out-of-Wedlock. First Mutt, the White House dog.
Islamists occupied one of his Karachi facilities, and the baby cradles he and Bilquis set up to accept unwanted babies were criticized as encouraging out-of-wedlock births." But, it said, Edhi defied the threats and continued his work which was of purely humanitarian nature.
This information concerned the fact that McGovern had fathered an out-of-wedlock child in 1941 when he was an 18-year-old college student.
On the right, a common idea is that poor people mainly have their own behaviour to blame -- that if they worked more, committed less crime, had fewer out-of-wedlock births and did fewer drugs, the poverty rate would plummet.
The 39-year-old Indonesian woman, A.M., an illegal resident since she absconded from her sponsor's residence in 2012, was said to have conceived the child out-of-wedlock following an affair with a Pakistani man in Abu Dhabi.