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English definition of “wrongful”


adjective     /ˈrɒŋ.fəl/ US  /ˈrɑːŋ-/
describes actions that are unfair or illegal : She is claiming damages from the company for wrongful dismissal . wrongful arrest / imprisonment Legal and illegal wrongfully     /-i/ adverb wrongfully arrested Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
(Definition of wrongful adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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