in flagrante delicto

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in flagrante delicto

adv.
Flagrante delicto.

[New Latin in flagrante dēlictō : Latin in, in; see in-2 + Medieval Latin flagrante dēlictō, while the crime is blazing; see flagrante delicto.]

in flagrante delicto

(ɪn fləˈɡræntɪ dɪˈlɪktəʊ)
adv
(Law) chiefly law while committing the offence; red-handed. Also: flagrante delicto
[Latin, literally: with the crime still blazing]

fla•gran•te de•lic•to

(fləˈgræn ti dɪˈlɪk toʊ)
adv.
in the very act of committing the offense.
[< Latin: while the offense is (still) burning]
Translations
med bukserne nedepå fersk gerning
flagrant délit
med byxorna nerepå bar gärning

in flagrante delicto

[ɪnfləˈgræntɪdɪˈlɪktəʊ] ADVen flagrante

in flagrante delicto

advin flagranti
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The only exceptions are cases of in flagrante delicto, the directive said.
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