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English definition of “lawless”

lawless

adjective uk   /ˈlɔː.ləs/ us    /ˈlɑː-/
not controlled by laws, or illegal: The film is set in a lawless city some time in the future.Legal and illegal
lawlessly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Legal and illegal
lawlessness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Social order and disorderCrime - general words
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