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Tortious

Wrongful, illegitimate, improper, incorrect

Pol. Niedozwolony

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Preponderance

Distinction, dominance, paramountcy, preeminence.

Pol. Przewaga

Ex: The preponderance of the evidence....

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Preposterous

Absurd, stupid, foolish, ridiculous, ludicrous.

Pol. Niedorzeczny, absurdalny, bezsensowny.

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Injunction

Order, ruling, directive,command

Pol. Nakaz, nakazanie

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Quid pro quo

latin "this for that"

quid pro quo harassment occurs when a supervisor or a manager asks for sexual favors in return for a favorable employment action.

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Hamper

hinder, impede, obstruct, delay

pol. utrudniac

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Unduly

overly, excessevily, devilishly

pol. nadmiernie, przesadnie

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Compulsory

obligatory, mandatory, required, necessary

pol. obowiazkowy, przymusowy

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Reprisal

Retaliation, counterattack

pol. odwet, zemsta

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Instigate

provoke, encourage

pol. podzegac, podburzac

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Prima Facie

latin: "on first face"

At first view, at first appearance,

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Admonishment

Reprimand, scolding

Pol. Napomnienie, przestroga.

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Propensity

Tendency, inclination, predisposition

to have propensity to, toward, or for something

pol: sklonnosc, pociag, poped do czegos

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Vicarious liability

Legal doctrine under which a party can be held liable for the wrongful actions of another party.

pol. cudze czyny

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Interpose

Wtrącić
Ingerować
Użyć

ex. employer may interpose an alternative defense

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Egregious

Skandaliczny

Outstandingly bad, shocking

Ex. Egregious conduct
Skandaliczne zachowanie

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with malice or with reckless indifference

Ze złościwością lub lekkomyślną obojętnością

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Remand case

A remand is an action taken by an appellate court in which it sends back a case to the trial court or lower appellate court for further action.