Translation of illicit in Spanish:

illicit

Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɪsət; ɪˈlɪsɪt/

adj

  • 1.1 (illegal) [trading/deal] ilícito 1.2 (frowned upon) [relationship/love affair] ilícito
    More example sentences
    • Drugs are illegal and illicit because they do incredible harm and no good whatsoever.
    • There is a history of illicit drug use while in hospital which had some associations with the symptoms of his illness.
    • Pubs, clubs and people's homes were still the most common places for bootleggers to sell illicit goods.

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