Meaning of “outlaw” in the English Dictionary

"outlaw" in American English

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outlawnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑʊtˌlɔ/

a criminal, esp. one who is trying to avoid being caught

outlawverb [ T ]

us /ˈɑʊtˌlɔ/

to make something illegal:

Several states have outlawed the use of cell phones while driving.

(Definition of “outlaw” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)