Examples of unlawful in a Sentence
The sale of alcohol to minors is unlawful.
it is unlawful to set off fireworks within the city limits
Recent Examples of unlawful from the Web
The lawsuit, filed in federal district court in San Diego, asks a judge to declare family separation unlawful and says hundreds of families have been split by immigration authorities.
Victor Manuel Minjarez, 31, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder and unlawful disposal of human remains, the Oklahoma City Police Department said in a news release.
Andrae Taylor, 33, of 75 James Street in Hartford, was charged with first-degree assault, unlawful discharge of a gun, carrying a pistol without a permit and first-degree reckless endangerment, according to arrest logs.
Will the mainstream media actually address Comey's potentially unlawful leaking of classified information after he was fired?
Evelyn Mae Brieza, 47, of the 700 block of Ontario Street, was charged Sunday with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle.
Having both brands under Smucker’s ownership would give the company at least 70% of the relevant market, an unlawful amount of leverage, the commission alleged.
Police arrested Brown on an outstanding warrant of possession of marijuana and Johnson on an outstanding warrant of possession of an unlawful handgun.
SUBSCRIBE NOW Lewis was charged with unlawful carrying of a firearm, possession of a firearm on school grounds, and other charges, station WSPA reported.
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First Known Use of unlawful
chaste, immaculate, incorruptible, innocent, inoffensive, irreproachable, lily-white, perfect, pure, spotless, squeaky-clean, uncorrupted, unerring, unfallen, unobjectionable, venerable, white, wholesome;
UNLAWFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unlawful for English Language Learners
: not allowed by the law
UNLAWFUL Defined for Kids
legal Definition of unlawful
- an unlawful possessor
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