Illegality - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɪliˈɡæləti|  American pronunciation of the word illegality
Brit.  |ˌɪlɪˈɡaləti|  British pronunciation of the word illegality

noun

- unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute

Examples

In this state, it is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to drink alcohol.

The team was penalized for an illegal play.

Word forms

noun
singular: illegality
plural: illegalities
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