Definition Of technicality


a point of law or a small detail of a set of rules.

their convictions were overturned on a technicality

Example Of technicality

  • A charge was brought against the officer who was found not guilty on a technicality .

  • And in a third major terrorism case, the Justices ruled on a technicality , sidestepping the merits of that case.

  • But the conviction was overturned on a technicality .

  • But this is all a matter of procedure and technicality , not the moral heart of the matter.

  • Charges of making false medical aid claims against him were dropped on a technicality and he instantly claimed he was innocent.

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