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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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.