pervert the course of justice

Definition of pervert the course of justice

British

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

pervertplay
  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

courseplay
  1. :  the act or action of moving in a path from point to point

    :  the path over which something moves or extends: such as

    :  racecourse

  1. :  to follow close upon :  pursue

    :  to hunt or pursue (game) with hounds

    :  to cause (dogs) to run (as after game)

justiceplay
  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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