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Unlawful

unlawful adj

1 : not lawful
: not authorized or justified by law
2 : acting contrary to or in defiance of the law [an possessor]
un·law·ful·ly adv

un·law·ful·ness n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.