illegitimately illegitimately


  1. (adv) in a manner disapproved or not allowed by custom
  2. (adv) of biological parents not married to each other




  1. We're too smart, for example, to be fooled by telephone calls suggesting that John McCain illegitimately fathered a black child; too smart to be fooled by emails claiming Barack .
  2. Last year he defaulted on some $3 billion of Ecuador's $10 billion foreign debt, saying the loans had been contracted "immorally and illegitimately" a generation ago when the .
  3. In several towns, courts even intervened to stop opponents illegitimately adopting Lula's image or the Workers' Party's distinctive red flag, while Lula himself has stayed away .


  • Mattias Ekström loses Norisring victory

    Nuremberg. Audi driver Mattias Ekström has lost his victory in the fifth DTM round at the Norisring. After the Swede illegitimately had water poured into the pockets of his race suit in parc fermé in Nuremberg on his 35th birthday, he was excluded from the race by the stewards because of an infringement of the parc fermé rules. ... Keep reading
    on July 15, 2013     Source:

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untenable untenable
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