wrongdoing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “wrongdoing” in the English Dictionary

"wrongdoing" in British English

See all translations

wrongdoingnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈrɒŋˌduː.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈrɑːŋ-/ formal
a ​bad or an ​illegalaction: She has ​strenuously denied any ​criminal wrongdoing.
(Definition of wrongdoing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wrongdoing" in American English

See all translations

wrongdoingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈrɔŋˌdu·ɪŋ/
bad or ​illegalbehavior: Investigators ​found no ​evidence of wrongdoing.
(Definition of wrongdoing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wrongdoing" in Business English

See all translations

wrongdoingnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈrɒŋˌduːɪŋ/ LAW
illegalbehaviour: She denied any ​criminal wrongdoing.
(Definition of wrongdoing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wrongdoing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 做坏事, 违法犯罪…
in Turkish ahlâksızlık, yasadışı hareket…
in Russian проступок, правонарушение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 做壞事, 違法犯罪…
in Polish bezprawie, krzywda…
What is the pronunciation of wrongdoing?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

autumnal

typical of autumn

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More