Definition of extralegal in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌekstrəˈlēɡəl/


(Of an action or situation) beyond the authority of the law; not regulated by the law.
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.

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Syllabification: ex·tra·le·gal

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