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extralegal Line breaks: extra|legal
Pronunciation: /ˌɛkstrəˈliːɡ(ə)l/

Definition of extralegal in English:


(Of an action or situation) beyond the province of the law: there were extralegal means through which to render the NAACP impotent
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  • 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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