Unlawful Un*law"ful, a. Not lawful; contrary to law. -- {Un*law"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Un*law"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

{Unlawful assembly}. (Law) See under {Assembly}. [1913 Webster]

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  • unlawfully — index illegally Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unlawfully — unlawful UK US /ʌnˈlɔːfəl/ adjective LAW ► not allowed by law: »unlawful activity/conduct be unlawful for sb/sth to do sth »It is unlawful for any investment adviser to engage in fraudulent or manipulative practices. unlawfully /ʌnˈlɔːfəli/ US  / …   Financial and business terms

  • unlawfully — adv. Unlawfully is used with these verbs: ↑act, ↑discriminate, ↑evict, ↑kill, ↑obtain …   Collocations dictionary

  • unlawfully — unlawful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not conforming to or permitted by law or rules. DERIVATIVES unlawfully adverb unlawfulness noun. USAGE The adjectives unlawful and illegal can both mean ‘contrary to or forbidden by law’, but unlawful has a broader meaning… …   English terms dictionary

  • unlawfully — adverb not conforming to the law they were unlawfully married • Ant: ↑lawfully • Derived from adjective: ↑unlawful …   Useful english dictionary

  • unlawfully — adverb see unlawful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unlawfully — See unlawful. * * * …   Universalium

  • unlawfully — adverb in a manner not conforming to the law …   Wiktionary

  • unlawfully — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. illegally, unjustly, unjustifiably; see wrongly 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • unlawfully — adv. Wright’s L. P. p. 53 …   Oldest English Words

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