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tort

noun [C] uk   /ˈtɔːt/  us   /ˈtɔːrt/ specialized
an action that is wrong but can be dealt with in a civil court rather than a criminal court
Translations of “tort”
in Chinese (Traditional) (不構成刑事犯罪的)民事侵權行為…
in Chinese (Simplified) (不构成刑事犯罪的)民事侵权行为…
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