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

 out·law /ˈaʊtˌlɔ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Out·law n.
 1. A person excluded from the benefit of the law, or deprived of its protection.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Out·law, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Outlawed p. pr. & vb. n. Outlawing.]
 1. To deprive of the benefit and protection of law; to declare to be an outlaw.
 2. To remove from legal jurisdiction or enforcement; as, to outlaw a debt or claim; to deprive of legal force. “Laws outlawed by necessity.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of
             power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful
             measures" [syn: illegitimate, illicit, outlaw(a),
              outlawed, unlawful]
      2: disobedient to or defiant of law; "lawless bands roaming the
         plains" [syn: lawless, outlaw(a)]
      n : someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a
          crime [syn: criminal, felon, crook, malefactor]
      v : declare illegal; outlaw; "Marijuana is criminalized in the
          U.S." [syn: criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalise]
          [ant: legalize, legalize, legalize]