illicit
adjective Etymology: Latin illicitus, from in- + licitus lawful — more at licit Date: 1506 not permitted ; unlawfulillicitly adverb

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  • illicit — il·lic·it /il li sət/ adj: not permitted: unlawful an illicit motive to defeat or evade the taxes In re Haas, 48 F.3d 1153 (1995) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Illicit — may refer to:* illicit antiquities* illicit drug trade ** illicit drug use ** Illicit Drug Anti Proliferation Act* illicit major * illicit minor * illicit work * Illicit Streetwear clothing companyee also*valid but illicit …   Wikipedia

  • illicit — il‧li‧cit [ɪˈlɪst] adjective LAW not allowed by laws or rules, or strongly disapproved of by society: • Officials are hoping prosecution of certain gun dealers will curb illicit sales. • They were convicted of racketeering and were ordered to… …   Financial and business terms

  • Illicit — Il*lic it, a. [L. illicitus; pref. il not + licitus, p. p. of licere to be allowed or permitted: cf. F. illicite. See {In } not, and {License}.] Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as, illicit trade; illicit intercourse; illicit… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Illicit — Données clés Titre original Illicit Réalisation Archie Mayo Scénario Harvey F. Thew Acteurs principaux Barbara Stanwyck James Rennie Sociétés de production Warn …   Wikipédia en Français

  • illicit — (adj.) c.1500, from O.Fr. illicite (14c.) unlawful, forbidden, from L. illicitus not allowed, unlawful, illegal, from assimilated form of in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + licitus lawful, pp. of licere to be allowed (see LICENCE (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • illicit — *unlawful, illegal, illegitimate Antonyms: licit Contrasted words: *lawful, legal, legitimate: sanctioned, endorsed, approved (see APPROVE): permitted, allowed (see LET) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • illicit — [adj] not legal; forbidden adulterous, black market*, bootleg*, clandestine, contraband, contrary to law, criminal, crooked, dirty*, felonious, furtive, guilty, heavy*, illegal, illegitimate, immoral, improper, in violation of law, lawless, out… …   New thesaurus

  • illicit — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ forbidden by law, rules, or custom. DERIVATIVES illicitly adverb. ORIGIN Latin illicitus, from in not + licitus allowed …   English terms dictionary

  • illicit — [i lis′it] adj. [Fr illicite < L illicitus, not allowed: see IN 2 & LICIT] not allowed by law, custom, rule, etc.; unlawful; improper; prohibited; unauthorized illicitly adv. illicitness n …   English World dictionary

  • Illicit — Filmdaten Originaltitel Illicit Produktionsland USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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