Definition of 'arson'
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He denies two charges of attempted murder and attempted arson. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was convicted in his absence and is now wanted on suspicion of committing arson with intent to endanger life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was caged for life in 1985 after admitting murder and arson with intent to endanger life. The Sun (2016)He denies murder and arson. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Police are treating the fire as suspected arson. The Sun (2012)He was jailed for a year after admitting arson. The Sun (2016)Two men are on bail after being held on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life. The Sun (2009)He admitted arson and was jailed for two years. The Sun (2012)They were being questioned last night on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life. The Sun (2009)He admitted arson and was given a suspended prison sentence. The Sun (2011)He was also cleared of arson with intent to endanger life. The Sun (2010)He denied arson with intent to endanger life but was convicted. The Sun (2014)Within hours looting, arson and murder erupted. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Miles admitted arson, being reckless as to whether lives would be endangered. The Sun (2014)Swedish police said that there was no evidence of foul play, but a leaked report calls the fire arson. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He denies murder and arson. The Sun (2009)CORONATION Street has been cleared of inciting crime after an arson plot sparked a flurry of complaints. The Sun (2010)She pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to theft and arson. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They denied murder, arson, burglary and false imprisonment. The Sun (2008)His conviction was based on evidence, now discredited, that the fire was arson. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The accused schoolboy, who cannot be named, denies murder and arson. The Sun (2007)On Thursday police were called to reports of fighting and a man of 44 was arrested for arson after setting fire to a pillow. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'arson'
British English: arson /ˈɑːsn/ NOUN
Arson is the crime of deliberately setting fire to a building or vehicle.
The wooden building burned to the ground in an arson attack on January 4.
- American English: arson
- Arabic: جَرِيـمَةُ الـحَرْق عَمْداً
- Brazilian Portuguese: incêndio proposital
- Chinese: 纵火
- Croatian: palež
- Czech: žhářství
- Danish: brandstiftelse
- Dutch: brandstichting
- European Spanish: incendio provocado
- Finnish: tuhopoltto
- French: incendie volontaire
- German: Brandstiftung
- Greek: εμπρησμός
- Italian: incendio doloso
- Japanese: 放火
- Korean: 방화죄
- Norwegian: brannstiftelse
- Polish: podpalenie
- European Portuguese: fogo posto
- Romanian: incendierepremeditată
- Russian: поджог
- Spanish: incendio provocado
- Swedish: mordbrand
- Thai: การลอบวางเพลิง
- Turkish: kundaklama
- Ukrainian: підпал
- Vietnamese: tội cố ý gây hỏa hoạn
Definition of arson from the Collins English Dictionary
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