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unlawful vs. illegal

[ uhn-law-fuhl ]
/ ʌnˈlɔ fəl /

adjective
  1. not lawful; contrary to law; illegal.
  2. born out of wedlock; illegitimate.
[ ih-lee-guhl ]
/ ɪˈli gəl /

  1. forbidden by law or statute.
  2. contrary to or forbidden by official rules, regulations, etc.: The referee ruled that it was an illegal forward pass.

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