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in flagrante delicto

/ (ɪn fləˈɡræntɪ dɪˈlɪktəʊ) /
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adverb

mainly law while committing the offence; red-handedAlso: flagrante delicto

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Word Origin for in flagrante delicto

Latin, literally: with the crime still blazing

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