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noun as in person who is running from the law

verb as in prohibit; make illegal

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Since the new regulations outlawed surface expressions last year, more than two dozen have occurred in Kern County, the heart of the state’s oil industry.

While the industry has grown enormously—the value of Bitcoin in circulation is now worth over $200 billion—and made inroads into traditional finance, crypto has not entirely shaken its outlaw reputation.

From Fortune

Nationwide, single-family zoning was created just after the Supreme Court outlawed cities from adopting zoning plans that segregated areas explicitly by race.

Meanwhile, Burleson also invoked the Espionage Act to ban circulation of anti-war materials and outlawed worker strikes, with Wilson’s encouragement.

From Ozy

Never mind that women were more likely than men to support outlawing booze.

Added Outlaw: "Just because you're at the beach doesn't mean you can't blow our minds."

And yet, no one in Rio is calling for the end of the campaign to reclaim the outlaw zones of the city.

The outlaw had a long white beard and looked like an intense Willie Nelson.

I first learned about the environmental dangers of growing pot from an old outlaw.

Many court watchers were expecting the justices to outlaw or seriously curtail all uses of race by government actors.

Before the outlaw can comply with this small request the horn sounds again.

In the meantime, the outlaw, having observed how much more cordially the tyrant is received than himself, has made his exit.

But a little earlier still, to be an Infidel was to be an outlaw, subject to the penalty of death.

He was an outlaw, hunted and despised, depending for his life on the caprice of a fickle-minded woman.

You know I am one of those illustrious unfortunates whom governments outlaw.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outlaw, such as: bandit, crook, desperado, fugitive, gangster, and hoodlum.

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