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Definition 1: (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for tort in the sense of this definition

(tort is a kind of ...) activity that transgresses moral or civil law

"he denied any wrongdoing"

(... is a kind of tort ) a tort based on willful and malicious interference with the marriage relation by a third party without justification or excuse

(... is a kind of tort ) the wrongful intrusion by individuals or the government into private affairs with which the public has no concern

(... is a kind of tort ) a wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages

(tort belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

(tort is the domain which ... is member of) a false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person

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