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English definition of “illegitimate”

illegitimate

adjective [not gradable]    /ˌɪl·ɪˈdʒɪt̬·ə·mət/
born of parents not married to each other: an illegitimate child Illegitimate can also mean not legal : an illegitimate ruler
(Definition of illegitimate adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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