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outlaw

out·law

outlaw

 
pronunciation:
aUt law
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person who often breaks the law; criminal.
The outlaw is being hunted by a posse.
synonyms:
criminal
similar words:
bandit, crook, gangster
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: outlawed, outlawing, outlaws
definition: to make illegal or prohibit.
Hunting is outlawed in the city.
synonyms:
ban, forbid, prohibit
similar words:
bar, exclude
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