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unlawful

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adjective un·law·ful \ˌən-ˈlȯ-fəl\

Simple Definition of unlawful

  • : not allowed by the law

Full Definition of unlawful

  1. 1 :  not lawful :  illegal

  2. 2 :  not morally right or conventional

un·law·ful·ly play \-f(ə-)lē\ adverb
un·law·ful·ness play \-fəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of unlawful

  1. The sale of alcohol to minors is unlawful.

  2. <it is unlawful to set off fireworks within the city limits>



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Rhymes with unlawful



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