Meaning of “two wrongs don't make a right” in the English Dictionary

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"two wrongs don't make a right" in British English

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two wrongs don't make a right

saying

said to emphasize that it is not acceptable to do something bad to someone just because they did something bad to you first

(Definition of “two wrongs don't make a right” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)