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attaint

at·taint

attaint

 
pronunciation:
teInt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: attainted, attainting, attaints
definition: to inflict the loss of civil rights on (someone) following conviction for a major crime.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: in law, the loss of civil rights following conviction for a major crime, esp. treason; attainder.