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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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As it is evident that my people have advised me wrongly, I will not cast you three people into the dreadful Garden of the Clinging Vines; but your animals must be driven into the Black Pit in the mountain, for my subjects cannot bear to have them around."
But I told myself that if anywhere, by name, in metal or marble that will endure like the pyramids, Colonel Clancy, or Captain Keith, or President Olivier, or any innocent man was wrongly blamed, then I would speak.
Cyril, she said, must be made to marry the woman at once; and Cyril, rightly or wrongly, was indignant with such interference with his affairs, and would not own that he had any cause to be ashamed of himself.
I often toiled wrongly and foolishly; but certainly I toiled, and I suppose no work is wasted.
"I am sorry I have acted wrongly and broken your Law.
He wrongly supposed that his estimate of me would be the estimate accepted by his friends; and neither he nor I anticipated that the misfortunes of my past life would be revealed by some person acquainted with them, whose treachery we have yet to discover.
A poll has found nearly three in four people in the West Midlands wrongly think a university degree is needed to work in a management role in top businesses organisations The Association of Accounting Technicians questioned 2,000 people of all ages across the UK, including 195 in the region, on their knowledge of careers and organisations which don't require a university degree.
4 the hurricane (1999) TRUE life story about American boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter who was wrongly imprisoned for murder.
(2002) COLIN FARRELL plays law student Lt Thomas W Hart himself in a POW camp Second World War tasked defending a black played by Terrence Howard) wrongly accused of murder.
This is offensive nonsense...Speculators wrongly claim that there are not enough patients with Cushing's syndrome to account for our revenue - and so we must be selling for inappropriate, unapproved uses, such as the prevention of weight gain.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has made special deployment to ensure smooth parking around shopping centers and take strict action against those involved in parking their vehicles wrongly causing traffic jams on roads.
Senior Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Farrukh Rasheed said that campaign of ITP is in full swing against those involved in parking their vehicles wrongly, causing traffic jams on roads and markets as well.