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tortfeasor

Legal Definition of tortfeasor

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Definition of tortfeasor

Etymology

    Old French tort meaning wrong faiseur meaning doer. Tort-faiseur, a wrong-doer.

Noun

tortfeasor (plural tortfeasors)

  1. (law) A person who commits a tort.

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