Illegitimate meaning

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(offensive) Born to parents not married to each other.
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Contrary to law or rules; illegal; unlawful.
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(offensive) Born to parents not married to each other.
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The definition of illegitimate is a person who was born to unmarried parents, or something that is incorrectly decided, or is not in accordance with the rules or laws.

A baby who is born to a single mother who is not married is an example of a baby that would be described as illegitimate.

A decision made by one member of a group without asking the group's opinion is an example of an illegitimate decision.

A unilateral decision by a club member to change the club rules without following proper processes is an example of an illegitimate act.

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Not in keeping with accepted usage.
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Of a child, that he or she was born to parents not married to one another.
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Wrongful or unlawful.
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Illegal; against the law.
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An illegitimate child.

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Illogical; incorrectly deduced.

An illegitimate inference.

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Not authorized by good usage; not genuine; spurious.

An illegitimate word.

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(botany) Involving the fertilization of pistils by stamens not of their own length, in heterogonously dimorphic and trimorphic flowers.

Illegitimate union; illegitimate fertilization.

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Born of parents not married to each other.
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Incorrectly deduced: not logical.

An illegitimate conclusion.

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