Definitions for unlawfulʌnˈlɔ fəl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word unlawful
improper, unconventional, unlawful(adj)
not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention
"an unconventional marriage"; "improper banking practices"
contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law
"unlawful measures"; "unlawful money"; "unlawful hunters"
not morally right or permissible
having no legally established claim
"the wrongful heir to the throne"
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"
Prohibited; not permitted by law (either civil or criminal law; see illegal).
He was charged with unlawful use of a car.
not lawful; contrary to law
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Unlawful influence in any form is incredibly destructive to our process.
The appearance of unlawful influence is squarely upon these commissions.
Shell's whole drilling plan is premised on a plan that is unlawful from the start.
These establishments are unlawful businesses that continue to thumb their noses at the law.
We want to be on the right side of history, not creating loopholes for unlawful discrimination.
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