Definition of extralegal in English:


Syllabification: ex·tra·le·gal
Pronunciation: /ˌekstrəˈlēɡəl


(Of an action or situation) beyond the authority of the law; not regulated by the law.
More example sentences
  • These were extralegal considerations, irrelevant, impure.
  • Its participants drew on an American tradition of collective organization and crowd action which held extralegal activity to be legitimate when justice was otherwise elusive.
  • Furthermore, the elders never gave any indication of being aware that their actions were extralegal, if not illegal.

Definition of extralegal in: