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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who transgresses moral or civil law.

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  • A wrongdoer is not legally obliged to make a public confession, or to alert people who may have claims against it, to get the benefit of a statute of limitations.
  • The only thing that makes punishment punishment is if the wrongdoer is the one being punished.
  • 1 The wrongdoer, that is, the slave, is called 'noxa'; 'noxia' is the term applied to the wrong itself, that is, the theft, damage, robbery, or outrage.
  • The wrongdoer in Nicaragua is president Daniel Ortega. for more
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