contempt

  • 61contempt of court — noun disrespect for the rules of a court of law • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑contempt • Hyponyms: ↑civil contempt, ↑criminal contempt …

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  • 62contempt of court — An act that hinders the course of justice or that constitutes disrespect to the lawful authority of the court. Contempt may be divided into acts committed in court (for instance, unseemly behaviour or refusing to answer a question as a witness)… …

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  • 63contempt of court — Conduct tending to bring the authority and administration of the law into disrespect or disregard, interfering with or prejudicing parties or their witnesses during the litigation, or otherwise tending to impede, embarrass, or obstruct the court… …

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  • 64contempt of Congress — noun deliberate obstruction of the operation of the federal legislative branch • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑contempt * * * contempt of a U.S. Congressional body, as of an investigating committee, shown by a witness summoned or… …

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  • 65contempt of court — con,tempt of court noun uncount LEGAL the crime of not doing what a judge in a court of law has ordered you to do: The reporter was found to be in contempt of court for refusing to reveal his sources …

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  • 66contempt of court — UK / US noun [uncountable] legal the crime of not doing what a judge in a court of law has ordered you to do The journalist was found to be in contempt of court for refusing to reveal his sources …

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  • 67contempt of Congress — Deliberate interference with duties and powers of Congress. Both houses of Congress may cite an individual for such contempt …

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  • 68contempt of Congress — Deliberate interference with duties and powers of Congress. Both houses of Congress may cite an individual for such contempt …

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  • 69contempt of legislature — Conduct exhibiting such disrespect for a legislative body as to impair its usefulness or conduct impeding the body or a committee thereof in performing legislative functions. 17 Am J2d Contpt § 119. See contempt of Congress …

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  • 70contempt of Congress — noun The act of obstructing the work of the United States Congress or one of its committees …

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  • 71contempt of Parliament — noun The offence of obstructing a parliament in the carrying out of its functions, or of hindering any Member of Parliament in the performance of his or her duties …

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  • 72contempt of court — showing disrespect for the dignity of a court …

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  • 73contempt of Congress — Conduct against the dignity or in disrespect of Congress in its proceedings of a legislative character, or in the course of an inquiry within the legitimate scope of the legislative functions of Congress, where such conduct has the effect of… …

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  • 74criminal contempt — noun an act of disrespect that impedes the administration of justice • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑contempt of court * * * noun 1. : contempt that is committed in the presence of a court in session or a judge acting in a judicial… …

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  • 75beneath contempt — Utterly despicable • • • Main Entry: ↑contempt * * * beneath contempt phrase if someone or something is beneath contempt, they are so bad or so unimportant that they do not deserve any attention Thesaurus: unimportantsynonym bad or of a low… …

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  • 76civil contempt — A species of contempt of court which generally arises from a wilful failure to comply with an order of court such as an injunction as contrasted with criminal contempt which consists generally of contumelious conduct in the presence of the court …

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  • 77civil contempt — A species of contempt of court which generally arises from a wilful failure to comply with an order of court such as an injunction as contrasted with criminal contempt which consists generally of contumelious conduct in the presence of the court …

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  • 78civil contempt — The dividing line between civil and criminal contempt is indistinct. It can be said with some assurance, however, that where the primary purpose of a contempt proceeding is to provide a remedy for an injured suitor and to coerce compliance with… …

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  • 79familiarity breeds contempt — Cf. ST. AUGUSTINE Scala Paradisi 8 (Migne 40, col. 1001) vulgare proverbium est, quod nimia familiaritas parit contemptum, it is a common proverb, that too much familiarity breeds contempt. c 1386 CHAUCER Tale of Melibee 1. 1685 Men seyn that… …

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  • 80Times of Contempt —   Author(s) Andrzej Sapkowski Original title Czas pogardy …

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