Definition of warrantless in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwôrən(t)ləs/


chiefly North American
Carried out without legal or official authorization: warrantless searches and wiretaps
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  • He's also the guy who gave us the formerly secret warrantless eavesdropping program.
  • However, police officers in New York are authorized to make warrantless arrests on felony charges.
  • Such a pat-down search, of course, would be warrantless.

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Syllabification: war·rant·less

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