Compounding A Felony

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Definition: Compounding A Felony




What is the dictionary definition of Compounding A Felony?

Dictionary Definition


n. when a person injured by a felony (being shot, having one’s business trashed, being robbed) reaches an agreement with the one causing the harm that the injured party (victim) will not prosecute (complain to law authorities or testify) the apparent felon in return for money payment, reparations, return of stolen goods or other recompense. Since it smacks of a bribe, in most jurisdictions it is a crime.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Compounding A Felony are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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