Meaning of “malice” in the English Dictionary

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"malice" in British English

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malicenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmæl.ɪs/ us /ˈmæl.ɪs/

(Definition of “malice” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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malicenoun [ U ]

us /ˈmæl·ɪs/ law

the intention to do something wrong and esp. to cause injury:

An employee would have to prove an employer acted out of malice in order to sue.

(Definition of “malice” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)