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nuisance meaning

EN[ˈnuːsəns] [ˈnjuːsəns]
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WNuisance
  • Nuisance (from archaic nocence, through Fr. noisance, nuisance, from Lat. nocere, "to hurt") is a common law tort. It means that which causes offence, annoyance, trouble or injury. A nuisance can be either public (also "common") or private.
  • "an act not warranted by law, or an omission to discharge a legal duty, which act or omission obstructs or causes inconvenience or damage to the public in the exercise of rights common to all Her Majesty's subjects".
  • Private nuisance is the interference with the right of specific people. Nuisance is one of the oldest causes of action known to the common law, with cases framed in nuisance going back almost to the beginning of recorded case law.
FR nuisance
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    1. fr nuisance
    2. en nuisancer
    3. en nuisances
    4. fr nuisances
    5. en nuisancers
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of nuisance for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "nuisance" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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