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illegal

adjective  us   /ɪˈli·ɡəl/
against the law: Fireworks are illegal in many places.illegal immigrant/alien An illegal immigrant/alien is a person who has entered a country without government permission.
illegally
adverb  us   /ɪˈli·ɡə·li/
illegally obtained passports
Translations of “illegal”
in Arabic غَيْر قَانُوني…
in Korean 불법의…
in Malaysian tidak sah…
in French illégal…
in Turkish yasadışı, kanuna/yasalara aykırı…
in Italian illegale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 非法的,違法的…
in Russian незаконный…
in Polish nielegalny…
in Vietnamese bất hợp pháp…
in Spanish ilegal…
in Portuguese ilegal…
in Thai ผิดกฎหมาย…
in German ungesetzlich…
in Catalan il·legal, il·lícit…
in Japanese 違法の…
in Indonesian hukum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 非法的,违法的…
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