act of vandalism


English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典). 2013.

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  • Vandalism — For vandalism related policy on Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Vandalism …   Wikipedia

  • vandalism — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ mindless, wanton ▪ minor, petty ▪ cultural, environmental VERB + VANDALISM ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • vandalism — van·dal·ism / vand əl ˌi zəm/ n: the willful or malicious destruction or defacement of property insurance covering property damage from vandalism and malicious mischief Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Vandalism Act (Singapore) — The Vandalism Act 1966 was originally passed to curb the spread of communist graffiti in Singapore during the period following Singaporean independence. Destroying or damaging any public property without the written authority of government… …   Wikipedia

  • vandalism — Such willful or malicious acts as are intended to damage or destroy property. Vort v. Westbrook, 221 Ga. 39,142 S.E.2d 813, 814, 815. Willful or ignorant destruction of property of another, commonly referring to artistic or literary treasures.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • act — act1 [ ækt ] noun *** ▸ 1 single thing someone does ▸ 2 law ▸ 3 part of play, etc. ▸ 4 performance ▸ 5 behavior hiding truth ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a single thing that someone does: act of violence/vandalism/terrorism/kindness/bravery/desperation …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • act — [[t]æ̱kt[/t]] ♦ acts, acting, acted 1) VERB When you act, you do something for a particular purpose. The deaths occurred when police acted to stop widespread looting and vandalism... [V adv/prep] I have no reason to doubt that the bank acted… …   English dictionary

  • act */*/*/ — I UK [ækt] / US noun Word forms act : singular act plural acts 1) [countable] a single thing that someone does act of violence/vandalism/terrorism/kindness/bravery/desperation etc: No act of kindness is ever wasted. We strongly condemn any act of …   English dictionary

  • vandalism — vandalistic, vandalish, adj. /van dl iz euhm/, n. 1. deliberately mischievous or malicious destruction or damage of property: vandalism of public buildings. 2. the conduct or spirit characteristic of the Vandals. 3. willful or ignorant… …   Universalium

  • vandalism — Wilful or malicious injury to, or the destruction of, property. General Acci. Fire & Life Assur. Corp. v Azar, 103 Ga App 215, 119 SE2d 82. Wilful, wanton, and ruthless acts intended to damage or destroy property. 7 Am J2d Auto Ins § 75. Any… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • vandalism — van|dal|ism [ vændl,ızəm ] noun uncount the act of deliberately damaging or destroying things, especially public property …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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