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Definition of "tortious" [tor•tious]

  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of torts. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tortious" in a sentence
  • "The term "tortious interference" has become synonymous with conference realignment the past couple of weeks."
  • "Inducing someone to break a valid contract - called tortious interference - is illegal, but it depends on what the agreement was between Mejia and the former star of the Cuban national team."
  • "Trying to think if I've written anything that might be construed as 'tortious', so far I think not, but if I work harder at it, I might get there."
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