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crime of passion a crime committed by a person in a condition of extreme anger, jealousy, or the like.
crime passionel (French) crime of passion; a crime committed in extreme passion, esp. sexual or romantic jealousy.
victimless crime a crime, such as gambling, that involves no obvious victim.
white-collar crime a crime such as embezzlement or fraud that is committed by a business executive, government official, or other white-collar worker.