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Illegal or dishonest - synonyms or related words

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

British secret and dishonest

clandestine

adjective

formal secret and often illegal

actionable per se

legal if a legal case is actionable per se, you do not have to prove that you suffered loss or damage in order to take the case to court

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gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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a young goose

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fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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