Meaning of “ill-gotten” in the English Dictionary

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"ill-gotten" in Business English

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ill-gottenadjective

uk /ˌɪlˈɡɒtən/ us

that someone has got in a dishonest, unfair, or illegal way:

ill-gotten gains/wealth/profits

(Definition of “ill-gotten” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)