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illicit

[ilis′it]
Etymology: L, in, not, lex, law
pertaining to an act that is unlawful or otherwise not permitted.
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2 billion flowed illicitly out of developing and emerging economies in 2012, the latest year for which data is available.
The principle of destruction or return of illicitly acquired nuclear-related goods is not new.
BEIRUT: Army personnel detained Friday an Egyptian man accused of illicitly selling a mobile phone line to a suspect in the recent kidnapping case of a 12-year-old boy.
This work presents theoretical and practical perspectives on museum collection practices, with a view toward updating collecting policies for the 21st century, especially in 'difficult' areas such as objects related to war and genocide, illicitly traded antiquities, mass produced objects, and items purchased on the Internet.
A viney, wild cousin of the potato has become the only species named for Jeanne Baret, the first woman known to travel around the Earth and possibly the only one to do so illicitly, disguised as a male assistant to a botanist.
There is also evidence that opium is grown illicitly in India, especially in the northeastern regions.
That foundry is believed to be one of the businesses privatized by the government that was bought as part of the fraud using funds illicitly procured as loans from about eight banks.
She also has to repay the money she illicitly claimed.
Acting publications and publishing director Yousuf Mohammed Ismael said complaints had been received about people illicitly practising satellite TV broadcasting via an unlicensed cable TV network.
The attempt of the residents of Skopje to avoid paying tax by not issuing fiscal receipts, despite the numerous appeals, caused 81 firms to pay fines in the total amount of 109,600 euros, which is yet another confirmation that in Macedonia it no longer pays off to work illicitly," UJP says.
And ex-Prime Minister Gordon Brown alleges his bank accounts, family medical records and legal files were illicitly accessed by agents of The Sun and the Sunday Times.