Synonyms of unlawful in English:

unlawful


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See Spanish definition of ilegal

adjective

1‘unlawful imports of recreational drugs’

SYNONYMS
illegal, illicit, lawbreaking, illegitimate, against the law
criminal, felonious, indictable, actionable, delinquent, culpable
prohibited, banned, outlawed, proscribed, forbidden, unauthorized, unsanctioned, unwarranted, unlicensed, contraband, black-market, under the counter, under the table
villainous, corrupt, dishonest, fraudulent, nefarious
verboten
informal crooked, shady, bent
archaic miscreant
ANTONYMS

lawful, legal