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Noun
An action or omission which constitutes an offense and is punishable by law
“The charge of being drunk and disorderly was now a crime punishable by up to five years in prison.”
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Illegal activities as a whole
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“The war against crime has been ongoing for decades.”
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An action or activity considered to be evil, shameful, or wrong
“It is a crime against humanity that they are allowed to continue in this most dangerous trade.”
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An error or mistake, typically caused by a brief failure of concentration or judgment
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An unjust act, treatment or occurrence
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An extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury
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An action or event that causes general public outrage
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A cause for regret or disappointment
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The recurrent theft of small items of little value
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The quality of being seditious
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Loss of reputation or respect as the result of a dishonorable action
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Death or killing on a large scale
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An instance of deceiving or tricking someone
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The breakdown of peaceful and law-abiding public behaviour
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An act of consuming agricultural resources (crops, livestock), especially as plunder
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Trade in smuggled goods
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