Definition of "quasi-offense"
  1. A type of illegal act that results from carelessness, causing harm to another person, which legally results in the need to compensate for the damage
How to use "quasi-offense" in a sentence
  1. The plaintiff argued that the defendant's failure to maintain the property constituted a quasi-offense.
  2. The motorist was found guilty of a quasi-offense after the court determined that his negligent driving caused the accident.
  3. Due to the tavern owner's disregard for safety standards, he was held liable for a quasi-offense and had to compensate the injured party.

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