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Definition of Crime

Crime

  1. Any violation of law, either divine or human; an omission of a duty commanded, or the commission of an act forbidden by law.
  2. Gross violation of human law, in distinction from a misdemeanor or trespass, or other slight offense. Hence, also, any aggravated offense against morality or the public welfare; any outrage or great wrong.
  3. Any great wickedness or sin; iniquity.
  4. That which occasion crime.

Crime Quotations

In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.
Hunter S. Thompson

I finally faced the fact that it isn't a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems.
Whitney Houston

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Ernest Hemingway

Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
Elizabeth Fry

Is it a crime, to fight, for what is mine?
Tupac Shakur
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Crime Translations

crime in Danish is forbrydelse
crime in Dutch is misdaad, misdrijf
crime in French is crime
crime in German is Untat, Verbrechen, Verbrechen
crime in Italian is crimine
crime in Latin is vitium, dedecus, malum, facina -oris
crime in Norwegian is forbrytelse
crime in Spanish is crimen
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