pervert the course of justice

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Definition of pervert the course of justice

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

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“Pervert the course of justice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pervert%20the%20course%20of%20justice. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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