Definitions for illegalityˌɪl iˈgæl ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

il•le•gal•i•tyˌɪl iˈgæl ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. illegal condition or quality; unlawfulness.

    Category: Law

  2. an illegal act.

    Category: Law

Origin of illegality:

1630–40; < ML

Princeton's WordNet

  1. illegality(noun)

    unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute

Wiktionary

  1. illegality(Noun)

    : the state of being illegal

    The criminal was aware of the illegality of his act.

  2. illegality(Noun)

    (uncountable): a defense to the validity of a contract because it was in violation of the law

    When sued for refusing to pay for services provided by a prostitute, the customer raised the defense of illegality.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illegality(noun)

    the quality or condition of being illegal; unlawfulness; as, the illegality of trespass or of false imprisonment; also, an illegal act


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