What does illicit mean?

Definitions for illicit
ɪˈlɪs ɪtil·lic·it

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word illicit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. illicit(adj)

    contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention

    "an illicit association with his secretary"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. illicit(Adjective)

    Lacking licitness, but not invalid.

    The bigamous marriage, while illicit, was not invalid.

  2. illicit(Adjective)

    Breaking social norms.

  3. illicit(Adjective)

    Unlawful.

  4. Origin: From illicite, from illicitus, from in- 'not' + licet

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illicit(adj)

    not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as, illicit trade; illicit intercourse; illicit pleasure

  2. Origin: [L. illicitus; pref. il- not + licitus, p. p. of licere to be allowed or permitted: cf. F. illicite. See In- not, and License.]

Freebase

  1. Illicit

    Illicit is an album by the fusion jazz band Tribal Tech released in 1992.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Illicit

    il-lis′it, adj. not allowable: unlawful: unlicensed.—adv. Illic′itly.—n. Illic′itness. [L. illicitusin, not, licitus, pa.p. of licēre, to be allowable.]

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How to say illicit in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of illicit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of illicit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of illicit in a Sentence

  1. Collingwood President Eddie McGuire:

    If we don't want it in the game then we have to have penalties, if you're prepared to put up with it... then why worry about the illicit tests at all and just focus on the performance enhancing tests.

  2. Francisco Sandoval:

    The alleged crimes are illicit association, bribery as well as a special instance of fraud related to her links with... customs fraud.

  3. Roula Choueiri:

    It’s very hard to put the onus on parents to bring up their concerns to the pediatrician or family practice physician, this is why we recommend doing regular screenings. There are developmental screenings pediatricians can do with parents to try to illicit if this child is where he or she should be, development-wise.

  4. Marise Payne:

    Australia is to send a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Japan to contribute to the enforcement of United Nations Security Council resolutions in our region, the deployment supports the international campaign to address North Korea's illicit trade and associated networks.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    While inspectors would likely be able to detect radioactive isotopes at a site after 24 days, that delay would enable Iran to escape detection of any illicit building and improving of possible military dimensions( PMD) - the tools that go into building a bomb but don't emit radioactivity.

Images & Illustrations of illicit

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