Definition of 'wrongdoing'
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It did not admit any wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The ticket broker and the Titans both deny any wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Deloitte Brazil is the first global network firm to admit to wrongdoing in a settlement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has denied any financial wrongdoing via his holding company, and has not commented on the attack. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The companies deny any wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both men deny any wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet we make no apology for fighting for our independence as fiercely as we fight in our journalism to expose wrongdoing and hold the powerful to account. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They centre on alleged wrongdoing over how they built cases, including allegedly paying a tout in Iraq to drum up business. The Sun (2016)The regulator has been criticised in the past for being too soft on financial wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They must be trying to expose wrongdoing which cannot be remedied in any other way. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The funds did not admit or deny wrongdoing as part of the settlement. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All four men continue to deny any wrongdoing under the criminal and sporting proceedings. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How seriously do they really take financial wrongdoing? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is a different matter if information is disclosed in the public interest to expose wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Taking responsibility means admitting wrongdoing and taking conscientious steps to overcome the wrong. Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994)It encourages probity and it exposes wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Freedom to report what is in the public interest and to expose wrongdoing is vital. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In return he did not pay a fine or admit to wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He has denied wrongdoing but admits being aware of the attacks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Forensic accountants are typically called in when companies suspect that fraud or another financial wrongdoing has taken place. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The report will also demand a commitment from the food industry to a whistleblowing code that encourages workers to expose wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was cleared of criminal wrongdoing. The Sun (2011)He said the head office in London had no knowledge of the alleged wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There has been no suggestion of any criminal wrongdoing by either Connaught or its auditors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There need to be powerful sanctions against wrongdoing and strong financial incentives for hospitals to get their conduct right in the first place. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The allegation of possible criminal wrongdoing was rightly and properly referred to the Attorney-General. Times, Sunday Times (2009)America's legal system is more effective in dealing with financial wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If anyone has information about criminal wrongdoing, they should give it to the police. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They all deny any wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She said she was'surprised and disappointed' to learn of alleged wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)During his struggle for justice, he documented all the evidence, including any alleged wrongdoing against him. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'wrongdoing'
British English: wrongdoing NOUN
Wrongdoing is behaviour that is illegal or immoral.
We haven't found any evidence of criminal wrongdoing.
Definition of wrongdoing from the Collins English Dictionary
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