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 (AmE also) alien inmigrante (mf) ilegal illegal substance sustancia (f) 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 (AmE) [Sport] antirreglamentario illegal procedure jugada (f) antirreglamentaria

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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.