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Illegal or dishonest

illegal

adjective

not allowed by the law

unlawful

adjective

something that is unlawful is illegal, especially something that would be considered legal in a different situation

shady

adjective

secret and probably dishonest or illegal

wrongful

adjective

unfair, or illegal

unconstitutional

adjective

not allowed or not legal according to the constitution (=set of official rules or principles) of a particular country or organization

unauthorized

adjective

not officially or legally allowed or approved of

improper

adjective

not legal or honest

illicit

adjective

not allowed by the law or rules

underhand

adjective

secret and dishonest

clandestine

adjective

secret and often illegal

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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