DWI
DWI abbrdriving while intoxicated

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

DWI
2) Abbreviation for dying without issue (children). (See: driving under the influence)
Category: Criminal Law
Category: DUI / DWI & Traffic Tickets
Category: DUI / DWI
Category: Representing Yourself in Court

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


DWI

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


DWI
An abbreviation for driving while intoxicated, which is an offense committed by an individual who operates a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and narcotics.
An abbreviation for died without issue, which commonly appears in genealogical tables.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


DWI
An abbreviation for driving while intoxicated, which is an offense committed by an individual who operates a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and narcotics.
 
An abbreviation for died without issue, which commonly appears in genealogical tables.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • DWI — UK [ˌdiː dʌb(ə)lju; ˈaɪ] / US [ˌdɪ dʌb(ə)lju ˈaɪ] abbreviation legal American 1) driving while intoxicated: the crime of driving after you have drunk too much alcohol increasingly severe DWI laws 2) driving while impaired: the crime of driving… …   English dictionary

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