disturbance of the peace

noun phrase

Definition of disturbance of the peace

: behaving in a violent or noisy way in public He was arrested for disturbance of the peace.

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“Disturbance of the peace.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disturbance%20of%20the%20peace. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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