adverb see wrongful

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

  • wrongfully — wrongful wrong‧ful [ˈrɒŋfl ǁ ˈrɒːŋ ] adjective [only before a noun] HUMAN RESOURCES wrongful actions or activities are unfair or illegal: • He has filed a lawsuit alleging wrongful dismissal (= being dismissed unfairly from his job ) .… …   Financial and business terms

  • wrongfully — adverb in an unjust or unfair manner the employee claimed that she was wrongfully dismissed people who were wrongfully imprisoned should be released • Derived from adjective: ↑wrongful …   Useful english dictionary

  • wrongfully — adverb In a wrongful manner; unjustly. Wrongfully imprisoned action heroes rarely have the time to wait for an appeal …   Wiktionary

  • wrongfully — adv. Wrongfully is used with these verbs: ↑accuse, ↑convict, ↑dismiss, ↑imprison …   Collocations dictionary

  • wrongfully — In a wrong manner; unjustly; in a manner contrary to the moral law, or to justice. See also wrongful @ wrongfully intending In the language of pleading, this phrase is appropriate to be used in alleging the malicious motive of the defendant in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • wrongfully — wrongful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not fair, just, or legal. DERIVATIVES wrongfully adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Wrongfully — Wrongful Wrong ful, a. Full of wrong; injurious; unjust; unfair; as, a wrongful taking of property; wrongful dealing. {Wrong ful*ly}, adv. {Wrong ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wrongfully — See wrongful. * * * …   Universalium

  • wrongfully — adv. mistakenly; unlawfully; unjustly; dishonestly …   English contemporary dictionary

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