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illegal

Not valid. Not authorized. See illegal operation.
References in classic literature ?
It's illegal, but it's illegality in a good cause; that's the risk, and my client is prepared to pay for it.
I fancy that to the last he believed us to be emissaries of Government, darkly official persons furthering by our illegal traffic some dark scheme of high statecraft.
Maybe so, maybe not; but without ever having seen him, and judging only by his illegal and spectacular parentage, I will bet the odds of a bale of hay to a bran mash that he looks it.
The royal policy had long been to weaken, by every means, legal or illegal, the strength of a part of the population which was justly considered as nourishing the most inveterate antipathy to their victor.
You may be sure that no one connected with the Japanese Embassy here would be permitted for one single second to take part in any such illegal act.
Exciting times are the lot of the fish patrol: in its history more than one dead patrolman has marked defeat, and more often dead fishermen across their illegal nets have marked success.
A dispute with the Friends had already led to the beginning of his controversial writing when in 1660 the Restoration rendered preaching by persons outside the communion of the Church of England illegal, and he was arrested and imprisoned in Bedford jail.
did; and to do the business at once an illegal ecclesiastical
ISLAMABAD -- Supreme Court (SC) while ordering for demolition of all illegal constructions in Murree without further delay has sought details of illegal buildings from district administration.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court on Monday took notice of illegal marquees and marriage halls in the federal capital and directed the Capital Development Authority to file detail report in this regard.
January 19 2012 (TUR) -- The desire of illegal migrants for a better life may sometimes be their end.
ISLAMABAD, November 25, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Capital Development Authority (CDA) has started action against encroachment and illegal constructions in federal capital and have demolished several illegal constructions in this regard.