[ US /ˌɛkstɹəˈɫiɡəɫ/ ]
not regulated or sanctioned by law
there were only extralegal recourses for their grievances
How To Use extralegal In A Sentence
- It follows the same practices long engaged in by Israel's Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations known as the Mossad, and its aim is to remove all opposition by whatever extralegal methods it chooses while ignoring international law. The Power of Israel in the United States
- The main extralegal means of tenure is squatting.
- During the Revolutionary crisis, these groups fed the merchants' committees, Sons of Liberty, and other extralegal bodies initiating an intercolonial correspondence.
- Equally disheartening is the fact that the Iranian authorities are repressing women in a far more dangerous and direct way than passing draconian "family protection" laws: dozens, if not hundreds of women's rights activists have been personally targeted for arrest or extralegal attacks. Shayan Ghajar: Iranian Women Poised for Major Setback
- Most of them here "without documentation" or in other words extralegally and illegally, are here because "businesses" (big and small) hire them to work at wages Americans properly refuse to do at such despicably low wages. Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local
- That's the kind of extralegal crap that America was designed to prevent. Making Light: The new new TSA regulations
- The convention of extralegality for a just cause antedates the advent of hard-boiled heroes.
- there were only extralegal recourses for their grievances
- It certainly sounds like good news that the administration has finally deigned to let FISA courts play their legally mandated oversight role, putting an end to the extralegal enterprise euphemistically (and question-beggingly) dubbed the Terrorist Surveillance Program. Slightly-Less-Illegal Wiretaps
- Nor was there anything "extralegal" about the CIA interrogations. America's Most Wanted