pervert justice

Definition of pervert justice


  1. :  to try to stop the police from learning the facts about a criminal case She was convicted of perverting justice for lying to the police.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to cause to turn aside or away from what is good or true or morally right :  corrupt

    :  to cause to turn aside or away from what is generally done or accepted :  misdirect

    :  to divert to a wrong end or purpose :  misuse

  1. :  one that has been perverted

    :  one given to some form of sexual perversion

  1. :  the maintenance or administration of what is just especially by the impartial adjustment of conflicting claims or the assignment of merited rewards or punishments

    :  judge

    :  the administration of law

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capable of being understood in two ways

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