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wrong

1. (of a side, esp of a fabric) intended to face the inside so as not to be seen
2. Law
a. an infringement of another person's rights, rendering the offender liable to a civil action, as for breach of contract or tort
b. a violation of public rights and duties, affecting the community as a whole and actionable at the instance of the Crown
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Known as the Guildford Four, they were wrongly convicted of the IRA bombings in 1974.
It should be noted that no motorist was wrongly prosecuted as a result of wrongly calibrated or checked equipment.
The research also showed that more than a third, or 36%, of people wrongly thought that being HIV positive prevented someone from working as a nursery school teacher, a chef or with people with mental health problems.
Instead of charging with molestation, our people booked the man wrongly for rape," the city police chief said.
The North Korean women's team staged a protest ahead of their match with Colombia after the South Korean flag was wrongly shown on a big screen at Glasgow's Hampden Park stadium.
People who are wrongly charged usually sue for inflicted public humiliation, harmed self-esteem, and deteriorating health.
3) In Canada, the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted CAIDWYC") has played a role in the exoneration of eighteen Canadians.
Other peers and MPs have repaid wrongly claimed expenses and some were even sent to prison.
Today it emerged his case will be heard tomorrow at the Supreme Court, the highest in the land - along with Barry George, the loner who was wrongly convicted of the murder of BBC presenter Jill Dando - to fight for a compensation claim.
Summary: Town halls which wrongly ban events and activities on health and safety grounds could face big compensation payouts.
HUNDREDS of motorists were wrongly slapped with speeding fines for driving at over 30mph - on a road where the limit was 40mph.
Essex Police said the victim, who was yesterday in a stable condition in hospital, may have been wrongly targeted.