unlawful

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unlawful(
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la
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fuhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (not legal)
a. ilegal
A student at my school has been charged with unlawful possession of drugs.Han acusado a un estudiante de mi escuela de posesión ilegal de drogas.
b. ilícito
Sharon's boyfriend couldn't make enough money to live on fishing and so ended up involved in the unlawful trafficking of arms.El novio de Sharon no lograba ganar lo suficiente para vivir de la pesca y por eso terminó envuelto en el tráfico ilícito de armas.
2. (not acceptable)
a. ilícito
Drayton lost his temper when his wife accused him of having unlawful relations with his sister-in-law.Drayton perdió los estribos cuando su esposa lo acusó de mantener relaciones ilícitas con su cuñada.
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unlawful
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. ilegal, ilícito(a)
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unlawful [ˈʌnˈlɔːfʊl]
adjective
ilegal; ilícito
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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