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tort

noun [C]  us   /tɔrt/
an act of injury or damage to a person or property that is covered by a law, so that the person can start a court action: The company has an army of tort lawyers ready to back up its demands.
Translations of “tort”
in Chinese (Traditional) (不構成刑事犯罪的)民事侵權行為…
in Chinese (Simplified) (不构成刑事犯罪的)民事侵权行为…
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