Associations to the word «Unlawful»


UNLAWFUL, adjective. Prohibited; not permitted by law (either civil or criminal law; see illegal).
UNLAWFUL DEATH, noun. Criminal homicide of a human being; manslaughter or murder or infanticide.
UNLAWFUL DEATHS, noun. Plural of unlawful death
UNLAWFUL DETAINER, noun. (US) (legal) the act of retaining possession of property without legal right
UNLAWFUL DETAINER, noun. (US) (legal) a legal action intended to remedy unlawful detainer by restoring possession of property to its owner

Dictionary definition

UNLAWFUL, adjective. Not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention; "an unconventional marriage"; "improper banking practices".
UNLAWFUL, adjective. Contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law; "unlawful measures"; "unlawful money"; "unlawful hunters".
UNLAWFUL, adjective. Not morally right or permissible; "unlawful love".
UNLAWFUL, adjective. Having no legally established claim; "the wrongful heir to the throne".
UNLAWFUL, adjective. Contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures".

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Francis Bacon