extralegal

[ ek-struh-lee-guh l ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈli gəl /

adjective

being beyond the province or authority of law: There were only extralegal recourses for their grievances.

Origin of extralegal

First recorded in 1635–45; extra- + legal

Related forms

ex·tra·le·gal·ly, adverb
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