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Illegal in Russian 🇷🇺

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illegal нелегальный
How to say “illegal” in Russian? “Нелегальный”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “нелегальный” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on illegal in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
1. Associate 'нелегальный' with the English word 'illegal'. Notice the prefix 'не-' in Russian which means 'not' or 'non-' and 'легальный' resembles 'legal'.
2. Create a mental image of something not following the law to remember 'нелегальный'.
3. Use mnemonic devices like “не” + “legal” with a slight modification in spelling.

– 'нелегальный' is an adjective meaning 'illegal' or 'unlawful'. It's used to describe activities or actions that are against the law.
– The word 'нелегальный' can apply to various contexts, such as нелегальная миграция (illegal immigration), нелегальные сделки (illegal deals), and нелегальный бизнес (illegal business).

Other words that mean the same thing:
– незаконный (nezakonnyy) – unlawful
– противоправный (protivopravnyy) – wrongful
– запрещённый (zapreshchyonnyy) – forbidden, prohibited

Alternate meanings like slang:
– In slang, 'нелегал' (nelegal) might refer to an undocumented immigrant.
– Sometimes 'нелегальный' is used informally to describe something done secretly or under the table.

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. Этот бизнес занимается нелегальной деятельностью. (Etot biznes zanimayetsya nelegal'noy deyatel'nost'yu.) – This business is engaged in illegal activities.
2. Нелегальные мигранты часто сталкиваются с трудностями. (Nelegal'nye migranty chasto stalkivayutsya s trudnostyami.) – Illegal immigrants often face difficulties.
3. Нелегальное распространение программного обеспечения карается законом. (Nelegal'noye rasprostraneniye programmnogo obespecheniya karayetsya zakonom.) – The illegal distribution of software is punishable by law.
4. Они были пойманы на нелегальной рыбалке. (Oni byli poymany na nelegal'noy rybalke.) – They were caught fishing illegally.

Romanized characters:
– нелегальный (nelegal'nyy)

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