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1. In civil and criminal law, a wrong or injury done to someone.
2. A legal offense; a misdemeanor.
3. An offense or transgression against the law.
4. Etymology: from Latin delictum, "fault, offense, transgression"; a form of delinquere, "to fail, to be lacking, to transgress, to offend"; from de and linquere, "to leave".
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