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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute.

Usage examples (33)
  • Because conservatives say that the illegality is the problem.
  • Gray, The legality or illegality is grey at this point.
  • On blackmail: the illegality is not in the threat, but in the promise not to carry out the threat if money is paid.
  • Contrary to popularly held beliefs, abortion is not historically steeped in illegality. for more
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