Illegally - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈliːɡəli|  American pronunciation of the word illegally
Brit.  |ɪˈliːɡ(ə)li|  British pronunciation of the word illegally

adverb

- in an illegal manner(syn: illicitly, lawlessly)

they dumped the waste illegally

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.

He's accused of illegally attempting to influence the jury.

They were charged with illegally diverting public funds for private use.

He claimed he had been illegally detained.

...in my mind illegally downloading a music file is coequal to stealing a CD from a store...

a player who has been accused of illegally corking his bats

Thousands of immigrants had been illegally deported.

The police impounded her car because it was illegally parked.

He was charged with illegally procuring young women for wealthy clients.

She illegally siphoned money out of other people's bank accounts.

The police towed my car because it was parked illegally.

...authorities eventually unfettered the menagerie of wild animals that had been kept illegally as pets...

Millions of pounds are being salted down illegally by speculators.

The video was duplicated illegally.

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