Definition of 'crime'
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Example sentences containing 'crime'
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If technology laws infringe liberties but do not stop crime then they will not command public respect. Computing (2010)Yet there were details at the crime scene that raised questions. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This can lead to more serious crimes. Computing (2010)It used to be that detectives would pick up valuable clues from the scene of the crime. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The age issue seems to be getting in the way but a crime is a crime no matter what age you are. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who doesn't love a period crime drama? The Sun (2016)The intensity and suspense that has been missing from the 1950s crime drama arrives at last in its final part. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You are familiar with the language of crime and storytelling. The Sun (2011)The crime wave follows the rocketing price of the precious metals in exhaust pipes. The Sun (2008)We all jumped back into the car and raced away from the scene of the crime. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)The police need to get involved more and do talks in schools about crime in general. The Sun (2014)Vera the crime drama certainly has its faults. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What awful crime must a person commit to warrant going to hell? Christianity Today (2000)Was this a crime or something else? Times, Sunday Times (2015)They see it as a way of reducing crime. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Since then thousands of criminals have sneaked in and committed crimes. The Sun (2015)On the other there is an understandable feeling that youths who commit serious crimes should be punished. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are already laws against the crimes that were committed by the press. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some of the outrage made them sound like crimes against humanity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is not so much a crime wave as a ripple. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We want a government that pulls out all the stops to cut crime. The Sun (2012)Last week he revisited the scene of the crime. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The move is being made because fewer people are reporting crime in person. The Sun (2013)They would do something similar on crime policy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are better ways to tackle crime. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We see people that have committed these dreadful crimes are coming out and continuing along a similar pattern. The Sun (2015)We should leave the general crime in place, but reinforce the defences to a charge under it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So forgive me if I coin a new crime against language. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Trends of 'crime'
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Translations for 'crime'
British English: crime /kraɪm/ NOUN
A crime is an illegal action or activity for which a person can be punished by law.
...the scene of the crime.
- American English: crime
- Arabic: جَرِيـمَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: crime
- Chinese: 犯罪
- Croatian: zločin
- Czech: zločin
- Danish: forbrydelse
- Dutch: misdaad
- European Spanish: delito
- Finnish: rikos
- French: crime
- German: Verbrechen
- Greek: έγκλημα
- Italian: reato
- Japanese: 犯罪
- Korean: 범죄
- Norwegian: forbrytelse
- Polish: przestępstwo
- European Portuguese: crime
- Romanian: infracțiune
- Russian: преступление
- Spanish: delito
- Swedish: brott
- Thai: อาชญากรรม
- Turkish: suç
- Ukrainian: злочин
- Vietnamese: tội phạm
Definition of crime from the Collins English Dictionary
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