3 noun
1 [uncountable] behaviour that is not morally right:
He's too young to know right from wrong.
Those who do wrong should be punished.
somebody can do no wrong (=they are perfect)
Nathan adored her, and she could do no wrong in his eyes.
2 [countable] an action, judgment, or situation that is unfair:
The black population suffered countless wrongs at the hands of a racist regime.
right a wrong (=bring justice to an unfair situation)

be in the wrong

to make a mistake or deserve the blame for something:
Which driver was in the wrong?

do somebody wrong

to treat someone badly and unfairly - used humorously

two wrongs don't make a right

spoken used to say that if someone does something bad to you, you should not do something bad to them

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