Definition Of crime


an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law.

shoplifting was a serious crime

Example Of crime

  • crime prevention

  • And surely you agree that crime and illegal immigration are getting out of hand.

  • Any activity that takes away these rights is a crime against nature and humanity.

  • As I said it was a crime against humanity so that is what he deserved and that is what the rest of them deserve.

  • But nor have I ever felt safer as a result of them or believed they were stopping crime or terrorism.

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