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Polish translation of “ill-gotten”


adjective     /ˌɪlˈɡɒtən/ literary
obtained in a dishonest or illegal way
nieuczciwie zdobyty
He deposited his ill-gotten gains in foreign bank accounts .Dishonest
(Definition of ill-gotten adjective from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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