il·lic·it /il-'li-sət/ adj: not permitted: unlawful
an illicit motive to defeat or evade the taxesIn re Haas, 48 F.3d 1153 (1995)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I adjective accusable, actionable, against the law, banned, censored, contrary to law, criminal, exceeding the law, felonious, forbidden, forbidden by law, guilty, illegal, illegitimate, immoral, impermissible, improper, infamous, iniquitous, injudicial, inlicitus, interdicted, lawless, nonconstitutional, nonlegal, not according to law, not allowed, not approved, not covered by law, not permitted, out of bounds, outlawed, outside the law, prohibited, proscribed, punishable by law, quod contra leges fit, taboo, tortious, triable, unallowed, unauthorized, unconstitutional, under ban, unlawful, unlegalized, unlegislated, unprincipled, unsanctioned, unseemly, unwarrantable, unwarranted, vetitus, wicked, without authority, wrong, wrongful associated concepts: illicit cohabitation, illicit relations, illicit relationship, illicit trade II index illegal, illegitimate (iilegai), immoral, impermissible, improper, irregular (improper), unlawful, wrongful

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Illegal; against rules or custom.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Unlawful or prohibited. For example, the laws may make it a crime to engage in "illicit trade" or possess "illicit drugs." Compare: licit
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as an illicit trade; illicit intercourse.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as an illicit trade; illicit intercourse.

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