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extralegal

[ ek-struh-lee-guhl ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈli gəl /
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Definition of extralegal

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

First recorded in 1635–45; extra- + legal

OTHER WORDS FROM extralegal

ex·tra·le·gal·ly, adverb
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