adverb see tortious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tortiously — Tor tious*ly, adv. (Law) In a tortous manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tortiously — index illegally Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tortiously — adv. by tort or injury, wrongly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tortiously — tor·tious·ly …   English syllables

  • tortiously — adverb see tortious …   Useful english dictionary

  • tortious — tortiously, adv. /tawr sheuhs/, adj. Law. of the nature of or pertaining to a tort. [1350 1400; ME torcious < AF, equiv. to torci(on) TORSION + ous OUS; meaning influenced by TORT] * * * …   Universalium

  • trespass — An unlawful interference with one s person, property, or rights. At common law, trespass was a form of action brought to recover damages for any injury to one s person or property or relationship with another. Any unauthorized intrusion or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • tortious — adjective Date: 1544 implying or involving tort • tortiously adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • False imprisonment — is a tort, and possibly a crime, wherein a person is intentionally confined without legal authority.ElementsThe elements of the tort are: * Intent to confine another person against their will. In Australia, this element will be fulfilled if the… …   Wikipedia

  • Detinue — Tort law Part of the …   Wikipedia

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