Scienter



noun
1.
a mental state in which one has knowledge that one’s action, statement, etc., is wrong, deceptive, or illegal: often used as a standard of guilt:
The court found that the company had the requisite scienter for securities fraud.
adverb
2.
knowingly or deliberately:
His wife’s statements were made scienter.
adverb
1.
(law) knowingly; wilfully

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