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extralegal

ex·tra·le·gal

extralegal

 
 
pronunciation:
ek str li gl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not regulated or permitted by law; outside of legal authority.
Extralegal factors, such as race and gender, do appear to influence the sentences criminals receive.
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derivation: extralegally (adv.)