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Mutilation

crime

Cutting, tearing, erasing, or otherwise changing a document in a way that changes or destroys its legal effect. It is a federal crime to mutilate public records, coins, or passports.

In CRIMINAL LAW, the crime of violently, maliciously, and intentionally giving someone a serious permanent wound.

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