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wrongdoing
American English: /ˈrɔŋˌduɪŋ/
British English: /ˈrɒŋduːɪŋ/

noun

uncountable and countable
  • his sense of wrongdoing oppressed him
    lo agobiaba la conciencia de haber obrado mal
    she was punished for her wrongdoings
    la castigaron por sus fechorías
    Example sentences
    • They publicly denied any wrongdoing and were cleared by police three weeks later.
    • The allegation of criminal wrongdoing is found to be false, vicious and unproved.
    • Police investigated the allegation but found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing.

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