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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

One of the things is that the good intentions of Prohibition, from reading over the years and from becoming obsessed with the research of gangs in New York City, seems to have allowed crime figures at the time, like Luciano, Capone, Torrio and Rothstein, to organize to become more powerful, which pulled all the way through until the '70s.
Martin Scorsese

Crimes against children are the most heinous crime. That, for me, would be a reason for capital punishment because children are innocent and need the guidance of an adult society.
Clint Eastwood

We cannot afford all this illegal immigration and everything that comes with it, everything from the crime and to the drugs and the kidnappings and the extortion and the beheadings and the fact that people can't feel safe in their community. It's wrong! It's wrong!
Jan Brewer

Child slavery is a crime against humanity. Humanity itself is at stake here. A lot of work still remains, but I will see the end of child labor in my lifetime.
Kailash Satyarthi

Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
Henry Ford
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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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