Definition Of illegal


a person present in a country without official authorization.

Immigration officials say those illegals come from more than 100 countries.

contrary to or forbidden by law, especially criminal law.

illegal drugs

Example Of illegal

  • illegal dribble

  • illegal immigration

  • A company has been prosecuted for illegally dumping material it could not recycle.

  • A house raid netted a huge amount of equipment used for illegally copying music CDs.

  • Another gain for illegals is the campaign to allow them to attend state universities at the in-state resident rate.

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