Definitions

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  • n. a physical act that attracts criminal sanctions.

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  • n. activity that transgresses moral or civil law

Etymologies

Latin - the "guilty act", or loosely, "criminal act" (Wiktionary)

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  • JM abhors an actus reus so is very busy in the abhoring sector at the moment.

    December 7, 2010