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  1. crime
    IPA[krīm]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: crime, plural noun: crimes

    • noun

      an action or omission which constitutes an offence and is punishable by law:

      illegal activities:

    • verb

      (especially in the army) charge with or find guilty of an offence:
    • noun

      a sudden increase in the number of crimes committed in a country or area:
    • noun

      crime committed by young people below a specific age (18 in most countries):
    • noun

      a writer of detective stories or thrillers.
    • noun

      the place where an offense has been committed and forensic evidence may be gathered:
    • noun

      a legal offense to which all parties consent and no party is injured:
    • noun

      a crime so ingeniously contrived and carefully executed that it cannot be detected or solved:
    • noun

      a crime, typically a murder, committed in a fit of sexual jealousy.
    • noun

      criminal offenses committed using a knife as a weapon:
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