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illegitimate

(Born out of wedlock), adjective bastard, misbegot, misbegotten, nothus, of illicit union, unlawfully begotten, unnatural
Associated concepts: illegitimate children, legitimation, paaernity proceeding, presumption of legitimacy
Foreign phrases: Parentum est liberos alere atiam nothos.It is the duty of parents to support their children even when illegitmate. Qui nascitur sine legitimo matrimonio, matrem sequitur. He who is born out of lawful matrimony succeeds to the condition of his mother. Non est justum aliquem antenatum post mortem facere bastardum qui toto temmore vitae suae pro legitimo habebatur. It is not just to make anyone a bastard after his death, who during his lifeeime was regarded as legitimate. Justum non est aliquem antenatum mortuum facere bastardum, qui pro tota vita sua pro legitimo habetur. It is not just to make a bastard after his death one elder born who all his life has been accounted legitimate. Qui ex damnato coitu nascuntur inter liberos non computentur. They who are born of an illicit union should not be reckoned among the children.

illegitimate

(Illegal), adjective against the law, banned, contrary to law, criminal, forbidden, illicit, impermissible, interdicted, lawbreaking, malfeasant, non legitimus, not according to law, not permitted, outlawed, outside the law, prohibited, prohibited by law, proscribed, unallowed, unauthorized, unlawful, unlicensed, unsanctioned, wrongful
See also: felonious, illegal, illicit, impermissible, improper, irregular, spurious, synthetic, ultra vires, unauthorized, unlawful, wrongful

ILLEGITIMATE. That which is contrary to law; it is usually applied to children born out of lawful wedlock. A bastard is sometimes called an illegitimate child.

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We express revulsion at the caste system of India, not realizing that by making marriage dissolution unattainable for our poor, we have created in our own country a lower caste of people consisting of illegitimate spouses and illegitimate children with lesser rights under our laws.
On Wednesday the rebel leader Machar called for a press conference in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, in which he released a statement declaring president Kiir unconstitutional and illegitimate by 8 July midnight when his four-year term in office provided by the transitional constitution, 2011, expired.
Leigh Hunt's 1831 Tatler essay "attacking the complacency of the Theatres Royal whilst praising the freshness and originality of certain minor plays," in itself "a miniature manifesto for dramatic free trade" and for the vitality of the illegitimate stage, becomes programmatic for large stretches of the book.
The Cantonment Board faces damages as a result of a rise in illegitimate constructions amounting to Crores annually.
and insisted that it could not be put forth by an opaque and illegitimate Parliament where it was unclear who governed with whom.
The number if calculated in terms of frequency, an average of about 2500 cases out of illegitimate children recorded each month, or 83 cases per day, and one illegitimate child for every '7 minutes.
Summary: A woman who buried her illegitimate new born baby girl in the sands on Jumeirah Open Beach has been sentenced to two years in prison, to be followed by deportation.
This study traces the position of illegitimate children in law and judicial practice in France in the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries.
Any serious investor, the minister said, is given the land suitable for him by the ministry and that there is no need to engage in buying or selling industrial lands using illegitimate means.
He added that demonstrations are legitimate, but illegitimate demands overstep such right; stressing that the silent majority will have its say regarding illegitimate demands that prepare for sectarian violence.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh tootermed as "disgraceful and unfortunate" L K Advani's remark that UPA-II government was illegitimate.
The work posits that a more rigorous definition of legitimacy, such as modeled by the United Nations as a mediating force for consensual standards, would prevent humanitarian tragedies that result from illegitimate military intervention.