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criminal conversation

Saltos de línea: crim|inal con|ver|sa¦tion

Definición de criminal conversation en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] historical
Adultery, especially as formerly constituting grounds for the recovery of legal damages by a husband from his wife’s adulterous partner.
Example sentences
  • The last three chapters take up, in turn, the popular literature of domestic homicide, adultery in the church courts, and cases of ‘criminal conversation.’
  • If this couple were then going through a spectacular trial for ‘criminal conversation’ then so much the better for attracting attention to the painter.
  • Our Supreme Court has made it clear that the tort of criminal conversation exists in our State.

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