Definitions for illicitɪˈlɪs ɪt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word illicit
contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention
"an illicit association with his secretary"
illegitimate, illicit, outlaw(a), outlawed, unlawful(adj)
contrary to or forbidden by law
"an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"
Lacking licitness, but not invalid.
The bigamous marriage, while illicit, was not invalid.
Breaking social norms.
Origin: From illicite, from illicitus, from in- 'not' + licet
not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as, illicit trade; illicit intercourse; illicit pleasure
Origin: [L. illicitus; pref. il- not + licitus, p. p. of licere to be allowed or permitted: cf. F. illicite. See In- not, and License.]
Illicit is an album by the fusion jazz band Tribal Tech released in 1992.
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Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality.
This study highlights that illicit financial flows are pervasive and pernicious in the developing world.
When I’ve asked young people about whether their sources of illicit cigarettes and illicit drugs are the same, they say no.
The alleged crimes are illicit association, bribery as well as a special instance of fraud related to her links with... customs fraud.
The alleged crimes are illicit association, bribery as well as a special instance of fraud related to her links with ... customs fraud.
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