HyperDic: illicit

English > 2 senses of the word illicit:
ADJECTIVEallillicitcontrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention
allillicit, illegitimate, outlaw, outlawed, unlawfulcontrary to or forbidden by law
illicit > pronunciation
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English > illicit: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcontrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention.
Example"an illicit association with his secretary"
Narroweradulterous, extramarital, extracurricularCharacterized by adultery
unlawfulnot morally right or permissible
Oppositelicitsanctioned by custom / custom or morality especially sexual morality
Adverbsillicitlyin a manner disapproved or not allowed by custom / custom
English > illicit: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcontrary to or forbidden by law.
Example "illicit trade"
Synonymsillegitimate, outlaw, outlawed, unlawful
Broaderillegalprohibited by law or by official or accepted rules
Spanishilegítimo, ilícito
Catalanilícit, il·legítim, il·lícit
Nounsillicitnessthe quality of not conforming strictly to law
Adverbsillicitlyin an illegal manner

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