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Synonyms for error

Synonyms for error

an act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true

Synonyms for error

inadvertent incorrectness

a misconception resulting from incorrect information

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(baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed

departure from what is ethically acceptable

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(computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer

part of a statement that is not correct

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2003) ("The departure from the essential requirements of the law necessary for the issuance of a writ of certiorari is something more than a simple legal error.
The gypsies have six weeks to appeal against the decision if they believe a legal error has been made.
The lawyers lodged an appeal to revise the 28-year sentence that he was handed, saying it contained a legal error.
an empirical legal error if the Master of the Rolls had mistakenly
An example of a legal error would be the Army not affording a respondent the right to a separation board guaranteed by regulation.
But a legal error meant the correct permission was not applied for from the Spanish government and the amount cannot now be reclaimed.
regulated parties fear inaccurate prosecution and legal error.
February 4, 2010 (KHARTOUM) -- The African Union (AU) today issued a statement criticizing the ruling of the appeal chamber at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in which it decided that the Pre-Trial chamber committed a legal error in excluding the genocide charges from the arrest warrant against Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir.
In other words, he equated the legal error and the crime itself, and thus punished those who were erroneous by exonerating the criminals.
16) Citing the parties' arbitration agreement that authorized judicial review for legal error, the court held that the failure to treat the Water Act as an environmental law constituted legal error that justified vacating the award.
As courts have defined and made more rigorous the available means of vacating an arbitration award on the basis of legal error by the Panel, parties have increasingly attempted to adopt specific terms in their arbitration clauses that attempt to protect themselves from unpredictable or incorrect legal determinations by Panels.
In reviewing the board's decisions, Mississippi courts must follow specific parameters -- they can only overturn based on a finding of legal error or ''arbitrary and capricious'' judgment.
On further appeal, SDK argued to the ECJ that the CFI had committed legal error when it ruled that the Commission (1) could rely upon worldwide turnover to calculate the basic fine and the deterrence multiplier and, (2) did not have to take into account the fact that criminal proceedings in the United States, Canada and Japan had already imposed fines on it for the same behavior.
Cronk, writing for the three judges states: "In all these circumstances, in my view, the Review Board's conclusion that its disposition was the "least onerous and least restrictive" disposition available for this accused, is tainted by legal error.