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  1. diminished responsibility

    • IPA[dɪˌmɪnɪʃt rɪˌspɒnsɪˈbɪlɪti]

    英式

    • n.
      an unbalanced mental state that is considered to make a person less answerable for a crime and to be grounds for a reduced charge, but that does not classify them as insane.
    • noun: diminished responsibility

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    名詞

    • 1. British an unbalanced mental state that is considered to make a person less answerable for a crime and to be grounds for a reduced charge, but that does not classify them as insane. he has admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility