illegal

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈliːgəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈligəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(i lēgəl)


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illegal

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. illegal [acts, deeds, crimes, actions]
  2. [taking, selling, making] illegal drugs
  3. arrested for selling illegal [goods, drugs]
  4. [combat, tackle, clamp down on] illegal activities
  5. conducting illegal activities
  6. illegal immigrants
  7. illegal and [immoral, unconstitutional, unsafe]
  8. the illegal [occupation, trade, use] of
  9. is illegal under [article, section] [five]
  10. is strictly illegal
  11. it is illegal to [copy, sell, possess]
  12. it is illegal in [France] to
  13. was illegal until (its decriminalization in) [1990]
n
  1. [deport, arrest] illegals
  2. is [prejudiced, racist] against illegals
  3. arrested for [aiding, hiding, employing] illegals
  4. has been an illegal in [the USA, the country] since
  5. report illegals to Immigration
  6. got a tip-off about illegals
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