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ex delicto

n. (context legal English) (non-gloss definition: Term indicating consequence of a tort (e.g. crime).)(attention en topic=law needs better definition)

Ex delicto

Ex delicto, Latin for "from a wrong" or "from a transgression," is a legal term that indicates a consequence of a tort, though the phrase can also refer to the consequence of a crime. This is often opposed to ex contractu.