Definitions for illegalityˌɪl iˈgæl ɪ ti
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unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute
: the state of being illegal
The criminal was aware of the illegality of his act.
(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.
the quality or condition of being illegal; unlawfulness; as, the illegality of trespass or of false imprisonment; also, an illegal act
Origin: [Cf. F. illgalit.]
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