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    • any action, error, misstatement or omission etc that is in violation of the law, especially the civil law
      The court held that the state cannot be held responsible for any breach of contract or wrongful act committed by the Dutch military. Play

    • unlawful act
    Additional Notes

    • The terms wrongful act and unlawful act tend to be used in civil law contexts, whereas the term illegal act is more common in criminal law contexts.