unlawful meaning


    Definition of unlawful in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore unlawfulSUPmost unlawfulSUF-ful
    1. Prohibited; not permitted by law (either civil or criminal law; see illegal).
      1. He was charged with unlawful use of a car.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • This distinction is all the more important when we are in a jurisdiction where the free-handed mortgage of a stock in trade is unlawful.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
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    1. en unlawfully
    2. en unlawfulness
    3. en unlawfulnesses
    4. en unlawful death
    5. en unlawful deaths
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    Meaning of unlawful for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "unlawful" is an adjective.
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