HyperDic: barratry

English > 4 senses of the word barratry:
NOUNactbarratry, simonytraffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments
actbarratrythe crime of a judge whose judgment is influenced by bribery
actbarratry(maritime law) a fraudulent breach of duty by the master of a ship that injures the owner of the ship or its cargo
actbarratrythe offense of vexatiously persisting in inciting lawsuits and quarrels
English > barratry: 4 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningtraffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments.
Synonymsimony
Broadertrafficbuying and selling
Spanishsimonía
Catalansimonia
English > barratry: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe crime of a judge whose judgment is influenced by bribery.
Broaderbribery, graftThe practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
English > barratry: 4 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(maritime law) a fraudulent breach of duty by the master of a ship that injures the owner of the ship or its cargo; includes every breach of trust such as stealing or sinking or deserting the ship or embezzling the cargo.
Categorymaritime law, marine law, admiralty lawThe branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
BroaderfraudIntentional deception resulting in injury to another person
English > barratry: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe offense of vexatiously persisting in inciting lawsuits and quarrels.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadercrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Spanishbelicismo

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