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crime

crime

 
pronunciation:
kraIm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that people do that is against the law.
Stealing is a crime.
synonyms:
felony, offense
similar words:
misdemeanor, violation
definition 2: illegal activity in general.
Police try to fight crime.There is more crime in a city than in this small town.
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some actions associated with crime
some broader categories that include crimes
some examples of crime
some people associated with crime
some places conventionally associated with crimes
some reactions to crimes
some things conventionally associated with a crimes