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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

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

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

Where you have the most armed citizens in America, you have the lowest violent crime rate. Where you have the worst gun control, you have the highest crime rate.
Ted Nugent

Rather than dividing the world between good and evil, the Left divided the world in terms of economics. Economic classes, not moral values, explained human behavior. Therefore, to cite a common example, poverty, not one's moral value system, or lack of it, caused crime.
Dennis Prager

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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