Definition of Lawbreaking

1. Adjective. unlawful; illegal. ¹

2. Noun. The commission of a criminal act, the violation or breaking of a law. ¹

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Definition of Lawbreaking

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lawbreaking

law of unintended consequences
law of volumes
law offender
law officer
law practice
law review
law reviews
law school
law schools
law student
law suit
lawbreaking (current term)
lawful interception
lawful interceptions

Literary usage of Lawbreaking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Play in Education by Joseph Lee (1915)
"The especial form of the law which the Big Injun is obeying in his lawbreaking our study of his games has largely shown. Partly it is the law of hunting or ..."

2. The Christian Science Journal by Mary Baker Eddy (1910)
"lawbreaking DR. EDMUND F. BURTON THERE is a something in the heart (if mankind which ever rebels against limitation. There is nothing one so loves to do as ..."

3. "An American Commoner": The Life and Times of Richard Parks Bland. A Study by William Vincent Byars (1900)
"Frying Out the Fat" of lawbreaking Combinations.—Trusts in no Danger From the Collectors of Campaign Funds.—Mills and Factories Closed by Restriction and ..."

4. Statistical Report by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept (1906)
"lawbreaking is the easiest business and the most lucrative, ... Its profits for slight effort are enormous, and lawbreaking has been able to entrench itself ..."

5. Addresses at the Republican National Convention, 1904: Nominating for by Henry Kanegsberg (1904)
"Yes, there is lawbreaking and disorder. lawbreaking in the formation of trusts; lawbreaking at times in the organization of labor when it goes on strike. ..."

6. Anti-injunction Bill by United States, Committee on the Judiciary, Congress, House (1904)
"The enactment of this bill into law will give no aid or encouragement to lawbreaking or lawbreakers. We discover nothing in this proposed legislation that ..."

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