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Synonyms for illegitimately

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. illegitimately, illicitlyadverb

    in a manner disapproved or not allowed by custom

    "He acted illegitimately when he increased the rent fourfold"

    out of wedlock, lawlessly, illegally, illicitly

    licitly, legitimately, lawfully

  2. illegitimately, out of wedlockadverb

    of biological parents not married to each other

    "this child was born illegitimately"

    out of wedlock, outside marriage, illicitly

    lawfully, licitly, legitimately

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "illegitimately":

    unlawfully, illegally, unfairly

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How to use illegitimately in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Right-wing rule is in danger. Leftist elements and the media in this country and abroad have joined forces to illegitimately bring Tzipi and Bougie (Herzog) to power.

  2. Kamala Harris:

    President Donald Trump has this goal to turn 20 % of Black men out in favor of President Donald Trump. Donald Trump who pushed, as part of President Donald Trump popularity, the theme that the first Black man to be President of the United States was illegitimately there.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    Everyone who is illegitimately on the territory of any state, in this case Syria, must leave this territory. This applies to all states.


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