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Meaning of "barratry" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BARRATRY

From Old French baraterie deception, from barater to barter.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BARRATRY

barratry  [ˈbærətrɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BARRATRY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Barratry is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BARRATRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of barratry in the English dictionary

The first definition of barratry in the dictionary is the vexatious stirring up of quarrels or bringing of lawsuits. Other definition of barratry is a fraudulent practice committed by the master or crew of a ship to the prejudice of the owner or charterer. Barratry is also the crime committed by a judge in accepting a bribe.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BARRATRY


barometry
bəˈrɒmətrɪ
barretry
ˈbærətrɪ
bigotry
ˈbɪɡətrɪ
conservatory
kənˈsɜːvətrɪ
diffractometry
dɪˌfrækˈtɒmətrɪ
faggotry
ˈfæɡətrɪ
idolatry
aɪˈdɒlətrɪ
interferometry
ˌɪntəfɪəˈrɒmətrɪ
neuropsychiatry
ˌnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ
papeterie
ˈpæpətrɪ
parrotry
ˈpærətrɪ
podiatry
pɒˈdaiətrɪ
polarimetry
ˌpəʊləˈrɪmətrɪ
psychiatry
saɪˈkaɪətrɪ
reflectometry
ˌriːflɛkˈtɒmətrɪ
secretary
ˈsɛkrətrɪ
spirometry
spaɪˈrɒmətrɪ
undersecretary
ˌʌndəˈsɛkrətrɪ
viscometry
vɪsˈkɒmətrɪ
zealotry
ˈzɛlətrɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BARRATRY

barracker
barracking
barracks
barracks bag
barracoon
barracouta
barracuda
barrage
barrage balloon
barramunda
barramundi
barranca
barranco
Barranquilla
Barras
barrat
barrator
barratrous
barratrously

WORDS THAT END LIKE BARRATRY

allopatry
anthropolatry
antipsychiatry
cosmolatry
demonolatry
ecclesiolatry
fratry
hierolatry
ichthyolatry
litholatry
lordolatry
Maryolatry
orthopsychiatry
phratry
physiatry
physiolatry
plutolatry
symbololatry
sympatry
thaumatolatry

Synonyms and antonyms of barratry in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «barratry» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BARRATRY

Find out the translation of barratry to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of barratry from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «barratry» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

欺诈恶行
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

baratería
570 millions of speakers

English

barratry
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दगाबाजी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

barratry
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сутяжничество
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

barratry
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মামলাবাজ ব্যক্তি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

baraterie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Barratry
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Aufwiegelung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

barratry
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

barratry
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Barratry
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự ăn hối lộ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

barratry
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तटबंदी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

baratarya
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

baratteria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

barratry
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сутяжництво
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

barratry
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

barratry
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

schelmerij
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

processmakeri
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

barratry
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of barratry

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BARRATRY»

The term «barratry» is normally little used and occupies the 140.353 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BARRATRY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about barratry

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BARRATRY»

Discover the use of barratry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to barratry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Barratry: Its Origin, History and Meaning, in the Maritime ...
Cambridge was sailing without paying the port duties, which Buller argued might have been by accident as well as by design, but which, as it subjected the ship to forfeiture, was held to be barratry. Lord Ellenborough afterward referred to a ...
New York (State). Court of Common Pleas (City and County of New York), Charles Patrick Daly, 1872
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The History of Lloyd's and of Marine Insurance in Great Britain
The French idea of barratry," Lord Mansfield ruled, " is manifestly different from the construction put upon that word in our own courts, for they have found the owner guilty of barratry, which is entirely repugnant to every definition of barratry  ...
Frederick Martin, 1876
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A Treatise on the Law of Marine Insurance and Average: With ...
LOSSES BY THE PERILS INSURED AGAINST — {continued) so fraudulently procuring her to be condemned and sold 826 cutting ship's cable, contrary to directions of pilot, whereby she drifts on rocks, is barratry 826 even non-feasance may, ...
Sir Joseph Arnould, 1848
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A Treatise on the Principles of the Law of Marine Insurance
If the conduct of the master is criminal with respect to the state it is “ barratry,” although likely in his opinion to advance his owner's interest, 337 16. A deviation by the master through a mistake as to the meaning of his instructions, or a ...
Fr Hildyard, 1845
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The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of ...
Y. BARRATRY OF THE MASTER OR MARTNERS. Barratry i" eormnittrd when the muter of the ship or the mariners, che.it the owners or ia- •nreri, whether it he by runuin;; away with the ship, sinking her, deserting her, embezzling the cargo, ...
Nathaniel Bowditch, 1807
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A System of the Law of Marine Insurances: With Three ...
486 Barratry. t. lt is barratry in the master to srnug' gle on his own account. 34 2. The derivation of the word " barrafry," is very doubtsul. 93 3. Any act of the master, or mariners, of a crlminal nature, or which is grosslyþ negligent, tending to their ...
Sir James Allan Park, 1789
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A System of the Law of Maríne Insurances..., 1
The general question here is on the construction of the word barratry in a policy of insurance. It is somewhiit extraordinary that it should have crept into insurances, and still more, that it should have continued in them so long; for the underwriter ...
James Allan Park, 1817
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Marine Insurance Legislation
The term 'barratry' includes every wrongful act wilfully committed by the master or crew to the prejudice of the owner, or, as the case may be, the charterer. NOTES Basic definition Barratry consists of fraud by the master (Arcangelo v.
Robert Merkin, Johanna Hjalmarsson, Aysegul Bugra, 2014
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The Shipmaster's Assistant, and Commercial Digest: ...
Containing Information Useful to Merchants, Owners, and Masters of Ships ... Joseph Blunt. every breach of trust with dishonest views. These definition are so very comprehensive, that they seem to take in every case of barratry. From a review ...
Joseph Blunt, 1837
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The Seaman's Manual: Containing a Variety of Matters Useful ...
Loss by Barratry. We have already noticed this subject. (See p. 255.) In some maritime towns, in Europe, insurers are made answerable for barratry, by positive law. At Rotterdam, the owner cannot insure against the barratry of the master of his ...
Francis Gedney Clarke, 1830

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BARRATRY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term barratry is used in the context of the following news items.
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Texas vs. NAACP records found
In the documents, the state accused the NAACP of practicing barratry, meaning they allegedly filed a large number of meritless lawsuits. «Tyler Morning Telegraph, Jun 15»
2
New Practice Area: Suing Lawyers for Barratry
So far, Tom Carse has filed 10 lawsuits in which his clients allege that the defendants violated a 2011 law prohibiting barratry, the solicitation of ... «Texas Lawyer, Jun 15»
3
On champerty, barratry, and "vexatious litigants"
Nonetheless, champerty has always been (along with its cousins, barratry and maintenance) one of my favorites because it is a fun word to say ... «Lexology, May 15»
4
Defendants move for summary judgment in barratry case
A pair of defendants fingered in a barratry lawsuit are moving for summary judgment, asserting the whole case was brought against them by an ... «Southeast Texas Record, Jan 15»
5
Did 2011 Law Deter Barratry in Texas?
In 2011, the Texas Legislature passed a law that allowed people to sue attorneys who solicited their legal business through barratry, or the ... «Texas Lawyer, Jan 15»
6
Judge Delays Decision on Quashing Barratry Indictments
A district judge in Bexar County won't decide until 2015 whether to quash indictments against two lawyers for felony barratry, or the unlawful ... «Texas Lawyer, Dec 14»
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Defendants portray barratry case as a setup
A barratry lawsuit brought last April and previously set to go to trial in December was recently removed from the court's docket after an attorney ... «Southeast Texas Record, Dec 14»
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Judge overturns Reynolds' conviction, sets new trial date on barratry
State Rep. Ron Reynolds escaped a barratry charge Monday after a juror said she had been unduly influenced. Reynolds, an attorney and a ... «Southeast Texas Record, Nov 14»
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Mistrial Declared in Reynolds' Barratry Case
Reynolds, a Houston-area personal injury attorney, was facing 10 felony counts of barratry. He is accused of illegally offering legal services to ... «Texas Tribune, Nov 14»
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State Rep. Reynolds cruises to re-election while on trial for barratry
Instead he spent Wednesday in a Montgomery County courtroom at the start of his trial on a felony charge of barratry - the Texas law prohibiting ... «Chron.com, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Barratry [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/barratry>. Nov 2019 ».
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