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Meaning of "wrongdoer" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRONGDOER

wrongdoer  [ˈrɒŋˌduːə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRONGDOER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wrongdoer 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 WRONGDOER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wrongdoer

Crime

In ordinary language, the term crime denotes an unlawful act punishable by a state. The term crime does not, in modern criminal law, have any simple and universally accepted definition, though statutory definitions have been provided for certain purposes. The most popular view is that crime is a category created by law. One proposed definition is that a crime, also called an offence or a criminal offence, is an act harmful not only to some individual, but also to the community or the state. Such acts are forbidden and punishable by law. The idea that acts like murder, rape and theft are prohibited exists all around the world. What precisely is a criminal offence is defined by criminal law of each country. While many have a catalogue of crimes called the criminal code, in some common law countries no such comprehensive statute exists. The state has the power to severely restrict one's liberty for committing a crime. Therefore, in modern societies, a criminal procedure must be adhered to during the investigation and trial.

Definition of wrongdoer in the English dictionary

The definition of wrongdoer in the dictionary is a person who acts immorally or illegally.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRONGDOER


atua
ˈɑːtuːə
aue
ˈɑːuːə
brewer
ˈbruːə
Dewar
ˈdjuːə
doer
ˈduːə
evildoer
ˈiːvəlˌduːə
huer
ˈhjuːə
interviewer
ˈɪntəvjuːə
misdoer
ˌmɪsˈduːə
outdoer
ˌaʊtˈduːə
overdoer
ˌəʊvəˈduːə
reviewer
rɪˈvjuːə
Rotorua
ˌrəʊtəˈruːə
sewer
ˈsuːə
tattooer
tæˈtuːə
truer
ˈtruːə
underdoer
ˌʌndəˈduːə
undoer
ʌnˈduːə
viewer
ˈvjuːə
welldoer
ˈwɛlˌduːə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRONGDOER

wrong
wrong `un
wrong ´un
wrong end of the stick
wrong fount
wrong number
wrong-foot
wrong-headed
wrong-headedly
wrong-headedness
wrongdoing
wronger
wrongful
wrongful arrest
wrongful dismissal
wrongful trading
wrongfully
wrongfulness
wrongly
wrongness

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRONGDOER

Beboer
Boer
canoer
churchgoer
concertgoer
foregoer
goer
hard doer
hoer
horseshoer
moer
moviegoer
party-goer
picturegoer
shampooer
shoer
stuccoer
theatergoer
torpedoer
wooer

Synonyms and antonyms of wrongdoer in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WRONGDOER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wrongdoer» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wrongdoer

Translation of «wrongdoer» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRONGDOER

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

Translator English - Chinese

违法者
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

malhechor
570 millions of speakers

English

wrongdoer
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wrongdoer
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الظالم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

правонарушитель
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

malfeitor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অপকারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

malfaiteur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pembohong
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Missetäter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

加害者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

나쁜 짓
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Salah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người phạm lổi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாவியின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पाप करणारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

günahkâr
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

malfattore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sprawca
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

правопорушник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

răufăcător
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παραβάτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oortreder
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gärningsmannen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skadevolders
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wrongdoer

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRONGDOER»

The term «wrongdoer» is regularly used and occupies the 60.998 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRONGDOER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wrongdoer» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wrongdoer» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRONGDOER»

Discover the use of wrongdoer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wrongdoer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
An End to Enmity: Paul and the "Wrongdoer" of Second Corinthians
This book casts light upon the shadowy figure of the “wrongdoer” in Second Corinthians, disclosing the type of offence that was committed and the relationship of the “wrongdoer” to Paul and to the Corinthians.
L. L. Welborn, 2011
2
The might of a wrongdoer
Shirley Brice. him affectionately, His pride and delight were bound up in Allison Grant ; he could scarcely have loved him more had he been his son. It was a very winning smile which Allison turned to this remark. "Thanks ; but I don't care to ...
Shirley Brice, 1906
3
Litigation Services Handbook: The Role of the Financial Expert
proved otherwise by the wrongdoer, courts will not withhold a reasonable damages estimate from the plaintiff. In Fishman et al. v. Estate of Arthur M. Wirtz et al.,19 the Seventh Circuit granted a damages award based on an ex post analysis, ...
Roman L. Weil, Daniel G. Lentz, David P. Hoffman, 2012
4
Restitution: Past, Present and Future : Essays in Honour of ...
In order to show this, two points must be made about the "wrongdoer exception" to change of position. First, the defendant might make himself a "wrongdoer", for the purposes of the defence, either through the actions which brought about his ...
Gareth H. Jones, William Rodolph Cornish, 1998
5
Approximate Justice: Studies in Non-ideal Theory
In proposing this solution to the problem of the wronged wrongdoer, I have ( further) differentiated my own benefits-and-burdens argument not only from the justifications of punishment advanced by Morris and others, but also from attempts to ...
George Sher, 1997
6
The Global Challenge of Intellectual Property Rights
Under traditional tort law, secondary liability took one of two forms: vicarious liability or contributory liability. Vicarious liability seeks to hold the defendant liable because of his or her relationship with the direct wrongdoer (for example, ...
R. Bird, Robert Bird, Subhash C. Jain, 2009
7
Draft Civil Law Reform Bill: Pre-legislative Scrutiny, Sixth ...
What is the rationale/justification for the distinction between the treatment of gratuitous care provided by the wrongdoer before and after the date of the award of damages? The present law does not allow the court to award damages to the ...
Great Britain Parliament House of Commons Justice Committee, 2010
8
Making Amends: Atonement in Morality, Law, and Politics
In order to atone, the wrongdoer must regain the standing that he lost through his misdeeds and thereby reestablish a proper relationship to the moral community. Reconciliation between wrongdoer and victim involves the restoration or ...
Linda Radzik, 2009
9
International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law
In tort law, the goal of preventing harm and educating the wrongdoer recedes far behind the objective of making good the inflicted wrong in a manner which respects the interests of both parties. The prevention of harm and the rehabilitation of ...
René David, 1986
10
Securing Compliance: A Principled Approach
According to the criminal law paradigm, the prohibited activity is thought to be morally blameworthy, the sanction for wrongdoing may entail serious consequences for the wrongdoer (including restrictions upon, or the deprivation of, individual ...
Karen Yeung, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRONGDOER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wrongdoer is used in the context of the following news items.
1
No refuge for wrongdoers
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno will never protect any wrongdoer in the 1MDB controversy, says vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. He said the public ... «The Star Online, Aug 15»
2
10 Tips for Workplace Investigation Interviews
Speak with the complainant first; then the alleged wrongdoer. In many instances, the investigation may be prompted by a verbal or hastily written complaint. «JD Supra, Jul 15»
3
IDF is Israel's 'biggest environmental wrongdoer,' says ministry official
“The IDF today is the biggest environmental wrongdoer in Israel,” Yitzhak Ben-David, the ministry's deputy director-general for enforcement, said at a Knesset ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
4
Agra Incident: Police should take action against the wrongdoer, says …
Agra, May 19 (ANI): SP leader Abhinav Sharma, whose car was smashed by a 23-year-old woman, after his gunners allegedly winked at her at a traffic signal in ... «ANINEWS, May 15»
5
Identifying the wrongdoer in Hong Kong before the lawsuit …
There has been a wrongful transfer of funds, but you are unsure who is responsible and what has happened with those assets, except that a Hong Kong party ... «Lexology, Apr 15»
6
Tenn. Justices Say Whistleblower Can't Just Tell Wrongdoer
The Tennessee Supreme Court said Friday that its decision will block the possibility of internal reporting in certain cases, such as when the wrongdoer is the ... «Law360, Mar 15»
7
Drop concern for the wrongdoer
It is inexcusable the Secret Service's chain of command failed to notify Director Joe Clancy (“Secret Service chief grilled by Congress,” March 17) of the ... «The Hill, Mar 15»
8
Whistle-Blower Awards Lure Wrongdoers Looking to Score
It seems both pay out a jackpot, but the latter is a quicker path to riches, even when the recipient turns out to be a wrongdoer as well. This was my first thought ... «New York Times, Dec 14»
9
Eye for an eye? Why punishing the wrongdoer helps us forgive
University of Adelaide does not not contribute to the cost of running The Conversation. Find out more. The Conversation is funded by Gordon and Betty Moore ... «The Conversation AU, Sep 14»
10
Reduction of damages where potential defendant not sued
Section 35(1)(i) of the Civil Liability Act 1961 provides that a plaintiff shall be responsible for damage caused by a concurrent wrongdoer against whom a claim is ... «Lexology, Apr 14»

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