Translation of illegal in Spanish:

illegal

Pronunciation: /ɪˈliːgəl/

adj

  • 1.1 (unlawful) [act/import/entry] ilegal I've done nothing illegal no he hecho nada ilegal or nada (que esté) prohibido illegal immigrant o (in American English also/en inglés norteamericano también) alien inmigrante (masculine and feminine) ilegal illegal substance sustancia (feminine) prohibida or ilegal to make sth illegal prohibir* algo
    More example sentences
    • The report also raises concerns over the efforts to tackle illegal drug use in prison.
    • If it cannot protect them from drugs then it should protect them from illegal drugs and gangsters.
    • English law makes illegal a contract to indemnify a person in respect of liability for fraud.
    1.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Sport/Deporte] antirreglamentario illegal procedure jugada (feminine) antirreglamentaria

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