Definition of “illegality” - English Dictionary

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“illegality” in American English

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illegalitynoun [ U ]

us /ˌɪl·ɪˈɡæl·ɪ·t̬i/

the quality of being against the law

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“illegality” in Business English

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uk /ˌɪliːˈɡæləti/ us plural illegalities

[ U ] the state of being illegal:

The mayor's misuse of city resources, if not actually illegal, borders on illegality.

[ C ] an action that is illegal:

Although he was accused of embezzlement, so far no evidence of any illegalities has been presented.

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