illegal character

illegal character

[i′lē·gəl ′kar·ik·tər]
(computer science)
A character or combination of bits that is not accepted as a valid representation by a computer or by a specific routine; commonly detected and used as an indication of a machine malfunction.
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The Foreign Ministry also stressed that Israel's settlement policy went against UN Security Resolution 2334 and underlined the illegal character of settlement policy with regard to the West Bank and East-Jerusalem, which is destined to be the capital of the Palestinian State.
The essence of the proposals that have been put forward with relation to migration in recent months is that they would like to strip migration of its illegal character, and this is also what is being served by the migrant visas and anonymous debit cards, the Chief Security Advisor said.
Illegal entry in the country and acquiring the stay visa motivated by developing some economical activities, but actually the activities performed have an illegal character, being achieved under the cover of some front companies;
Tareq and Jacqueline Ismael consider the illegal character of the war and point out the absence of any solid evidence demonstrating Iraq's possession of nuclear weapons or support of international terrorism.
We will send our reports and letters [about the illegal character of the palace] to all foreign visitors."
Satybaldiev added the attempt to seize the administrative building in Osh by MP Keldibekov's supporters bears illegal character. It caused certain concern among the city residents, as trade at markets was disturbed, working regime of public transport and other facilities was violated.
Reliable figures on the number of victims are hard to gather due to the illegal character of the trade and to diverging statistical methods.
"Given the deplorable human rights situation in the camps, and the illegal character of these camps under the international humanitarian law, the fear of retaliation expressed by Mr.
Unfortunately, however, this exchange can take on an illegal character, sometimes with questionable purposes.
The Americans penetrated Iraq without UN backing and the detention of Saddam is irregular because of the illegal character of the war,' Ludot said.
The CCDH, which received a letter from Mostafa Salma Sidi Mouloud in which he expressed fear of "possible retaliation by the leadership of the Polisario Front," underlined that "given the deplorable state of human rights in the Tindouf camps, or even the illegal character of these camps under the international humanitarian law, the fear of retaliation expressed by Mr.
The system ensures the accuracy of text frame duration and identifies illegal characters, and immediately notifies content providers when captions are improperly positioned, go out of sync, or exceed or fall short of character limitations.