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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 il·lic·it /(ˌ)ɪ(l)ˈlɪsət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Il·lic·it a.  Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as, illicit trade; illicit intercourse; illicit pleasure.
    One illicit . . . transaction always leads to another.   --Burke.
 -- Il*lic*it*ly, adv. -- Il*lic*it*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality)
             or convention; "an illicit association with his
             secretary" [ant: licit]
      2: contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of
         power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful
         measures" [syn: illegitimate, outlaw(a), outlawed, unlawful]