outlawed

[ US /ˈaʊtˌɫɔd/ ]
[ UK /a‍ʊtlˈɔːd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. contrary to or forbidden by law
    illicit trade
    unlawful measures
    an illegitimate seizure of power
    unlawful measures
    an outlaw strike
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How To Use outlawed In A Sentence

  • All democratic associations or groups were outlawed. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope
  • His escape meant that he had to be figuratively executed, with the result that the people, ideas, and culture associated with him were outlawed and destroyed in his stead.
  • The practice is quasi fraudulent and ought to be outlawed. Times, Sunday Times
  • With bonfires outlawed in urban areas, gardeners must cart their refuse to a dump.
  • Slavery was not officially outlawed in Australia until 1859.
  • (To do this, you have to break the copy-protection scheme -- an act that is specifically outlawed by the anticonsumer Digital Millennium Copyright Act.) Info With A Ball And Chain
  • Our sport is rife with that same insidious elitism that has decayed the core of other field sports, which now face the very real prospect of being outlawed.
  • The word 'coward' is a strong one, but the reality is that because we have such wildly different perspectives on why racial disparities exist, and because they continue to exist long after explicit racism has been outlawed, discussion of racial issues requires a high degree of tolerance for conflict, both intellectual and emotional. Guest Post:: It Takes a Nation of Cowards to Prove Eric Holder Right
  • The money has been used to build high-tech vessels that are routinely breaching quotas and using outlawed fishing practices. Times, Sunday Times
  • It is the first time that membership of a far-right group has been outlawed. Times, Sunday Times
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