misdeed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “misdeed” in the English Dictionary

"misdeed" in British English

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misdeednoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌmɪsˈdiːd/ formal
an ​act that is ​criminal or ​bad: She's been making up for her past misdeeds by doing a lot of ​voluntarywork.
(Definition of misdeed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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misdeednoun [C usually pl]

 us   /mɪsˈdid/
an ​act that is ​criminal or ​bad: I cannot be ​heldresponsible for the misdeeds of ​others.
(Definition of misdeed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “misdeed”
in Spanish delito, fechoría…
in Vietnamese hành động xấu…
in Malaysian kesalahan…
in Thai การประพฤติผิด…
in French méfait…
in German die Missetat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 违法行为, 罪行, 不端行为…
in Indonesian perbuatan buruk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 違法行為, 罪行, 不端行為…
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