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mulct

noun \ ˈməlkt \

Definition of mulct

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Examples of mulct in a Sentence

  1. the loan shark usually imposed a mulct of an additional 20% on overdue payments

Origin and Etymology of mulct

Latin multa, mulcta

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mulct

verb

Definition of mulct

1 : to punish by a fine
2 a : to defraud especially of money : swindle
b : to obtain by fraud, duress, or theft

Examples of mulct in a Sentence

  1. trying to mulct the insurance company for an accident that never happened

First Known Use of mulct

15th century

mulct Synonyms


Law Dictionary

mulct

noun \ ˈməlkt \

legal Definition of mulct

mulct

transitive verb

Origin and Etymology of mulct

Latin multa mulcta

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