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crime

crime

 
 
pronunciation:
kraIm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something a person does that is against the law.
Driving while drunk is a crime.
synonyms:
offense
definition 2: any or all activity that is against the law.
The mayor promised to put a stop to crime.Her novels are always about crime.
synonyms:
unlawfulness
similar words:
injustice, misconduct
definition 3: something done that is wrong.
It is a crime that children are allowed to go hungry.
synonyms:
offense, sin, trespass
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some things conventionally associated with a crimes
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