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English definition of “illicit”

illicit

adjective uk   /ɪˈlɪs.ɪt/ us  
illegal or disapproved of by society: illicit drugs such as cocaine and cannabis the illicit trade in stolen vehicles an illicit love affairLegal and illegal
illicitly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Legal and illegal
(Definition of illicit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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