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Definition of the noun abetment

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noun - plural: abetments

  1. the verbal act of urging on

Alternative definition of the noun abetment


  1. The act of abetting; as, an 'abetment' of treason, crime, etc.

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Google previewThe Indian Penal Code (1895)

With Commentary by William Robarts Hamilton

Abetment a substantive offence. — Abetment is a substantive offence , ...

Google previewAmerican Eugenics (2003)

Race, Queer Anatomy, and the Science of Nationalism by Nancy Ordover

Glossing over liberal abetment is a viable option only for those who do not feel imperiled by the resulting historical revisionism. While liberal philosophy can encompass a critique of institutional biases and injustice, it remains grounded in a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Dalits in India: Human rights : problems and perspectives (2002)

Abetment of Offence "Whoever abets any offence under this Act shall be punishable with the punishment provided for the offence. Explanation: A public servant who wilfully ignores the investigation of any offence punishable under this Act ...

Google previewDiamond Gem English Dictionary

by Dr. Baljit Singh

abetment about abetment n. act of abetting, abetter, -or a one who abets, abeyance n. state of not being in use or action, abhor v. t. to dislike strongly. to loathe, abhorrence n. strong dislike, abhorrent a. hateful. detestable abide v.t. to tolerate ...

Google previewA new Law Dictionary ... to which is added an outline of an action at law and of a suit in equity, etc (1846)

other to perpetrate a crime is called an abettor, and the act itself is termed an abetment.—Staun. Pl. Cor. ABETMENT. See tit. Abet. ABETTOR. See tit. Abet. ABEYANCE or ABBAYANCE (from the Fr. beer, or bayer, to expect). Expectation ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Women in South Asia: India (2004)

The abetment of sati and sati itself could be brought under the Indian Penal Code and punished, a need was felt for a separate law to deal with the offence. The Roop Kanwar's incident added fuel to the fire and led to the promulgation of the ...

Google previewThe Jewish Encyclopedia (1907)

A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Isidore Singer, Cyrus Adler

The culprit must be a person of legal age and of sound mind, and the crime must be proved to have been committed of the culprit's free will and without the aid of others (see ABETMENT); and if any one wilfully kills him before conviction, ...

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

abetter, or abettor, abetment.

Google previewWörterbuch der Handels-, Finanz- und Rechtssprache / Dictionary of Commerical, Financial and Legal Terms / Dictionnaire des Termes Commerciaux, Financiers et Juridiques (2012)


| abetting; abetment || complicité faprès coup | Verbrechens~ | abetment in crime || complicité par assistance. Begünstigungs.. klausel f | preferential clause || clause f de faveur. –tarif m | preferential tariff || tarif m ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3E1T1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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