delict

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin delictum (fault), from neuter of delictus, past participle of delinquo (to be lacking", "to fail", "to transgress)

Pronunciation[edit]

dī-līkt'; di-'likt, dE-

Noun[edit]

delict (plural delicts)

  1. (civil law, Scottish law) A wrongful act, analogous to a tort in common law. [from the early 16th c.]
  2. (law) The branch of law dealing in delicts.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin delictum (fault), from neuter of delictus, past participle of delinquo (to be lacking", "to fail", "to transgress)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: de‧lict

Noun[edit]

delict n (plural delicten, diminutive delictje n)

  1. crime

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Romanian[edit]

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delict n

  1. crime

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