Meaning & Definition of Crime in English
1. (criminal law) an act punishable by law
- Usually considered an evil act
- "A long record of crimes"
- crime ,
- offense ,
- criminal offense ,
- criminal offence ,
- offence ,
2. An evil act not necessarily punishable by law
- "Crimes of the heart"
Examples of using
Where's the proof that he committed a crime?
Human trafficking is a crime.
Brazil has one of the highest crime rates in the world.
He confessed his crime.
This chapter of the book describes the crime as seen by the criminal.
Were you present at the crime scene?
Paedophilia is a crime.
Many Australians are descendants of criminals sent there. Meanwhile, the crime rate in Australia is very low. Food for thought.
Some years ago, the presenter was suspended from appearing on TV for admitting being a marijuana user and denying her crime in an interview.
He had to commit crime because he was starving.
Now she suffers for her crime.
Do not mistake sin with crime.
Do not punish those without crime.
The thief admitted his crime.
Canada's crime rate is decreasing.
I'm halfway through this crime novel.
Slavery is a crime against humanity.
Tom is the victim of a terrible crime.
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