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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

il•le•git•i•mateˌɪl ɪˈdʒɪt ə mɪt(adj.)

  1. born of parents who are not married to each other.

  2. not sanctioned by usage or custom.

  3. unlawful.

  4. irregular; eccentric.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. illegitimately, illicitly(adverb)

    in a manner disapproved or not allowed by custom

    "He acted illegitimately when he increased the rent fourfold"

  2. illegitimately, out of wedlock(adverb)

    of biological parents not married to each other

    "this child was born illegitimately"


  1. illegitimately(Adverb)

    In an illegitimate manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illegitimately(adverb)

    in a illegitimate manner; unlawfully

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