Definitions for illegalityˌɪl iˈgæl ɪ ti

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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

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. illgalit.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elkan Abramowitz:

    We were always confident there was no illegality here, and we appreciate the U.S. Attorney clarifying this for the public record.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    It just tells you what Obama is thinking, it’s not just the illegality of the act, it’s the fact he did not even recognize what he had essentially done.

  3. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    Only with Turkey we can switch illegality to legality. It is very important that the (European) Commission discusses further the migration agenda with Turkey.

  4. Barry Roux:

    There was no intention to act unlawfully, that was the judge's findings. If there is an absence of illegality then dolus eventualis is not relevant. He lacked the intention of illegality, therefore he couldn't have committed murder.

  5. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    We will not solve the refugee problem completely, we need, among other things, further talks with Turkey for that, only with Turkey we can switch illegality to legality. It is very important that the (European) Commission discusses further the migration agenda with Turkey.


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