What does unlawful mean?

Definitions for unlawful
ʌnˈlɔ fəlun·law·ful

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. improper, unconventional, unlawful(adj)

    not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention

    "an unconventional marriage"; "improper banking practices"

  2. unlawful(adj)

    contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law

    "unlawful measures"; "unlawful money"; "unlawful hunters"

  3. unlawful(adj)

    not morally right or permissible

    "unlawful love"

  4. unlawful, wrongful(adj)

    having no legally established claim

    "the wrongful heir to the throne"

  5. 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. unlawful(Adjective)

    Prohibited; not permitted by law (either civil or criminal law; see illegal).

    He was charged with unlawful use of a car.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unlawful(adj)

    not lawful; contrary to law

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unlawful

    un-law′fōōl, adj. not lawful or permitted by law.—n. Unlaw′, lawlessness, any breach of law: an injury, injustice: a fine exacted from a transgressor of the law.—adv. Unlaw′fully.—n. Unlaw′fulness.

How to pronounce unlawful ?

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How to say unlawful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unlawful in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unlawful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of unlawful in a Sentence

  1. Manny Pacquiao:

    In the eyes of God, it is not unlawful.

  2. Alfredo Lim:

    We lose millions from unlawful gambling.

  3. John Meringolo:

    We believe there was no unlawful conduct and we'll proceed accordingly.

  4. Air Force Colonel Vance Spath:

    Unlawful influence in any form is incredibly destructive to our process.

  5. Lawyer Walter Ruiz:

    The appearance of unlawful influence is squarely upon these commissions.

Images & Illustrations of unlawful

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