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Definition of 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

A person is born with feelings of envy and hate. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime, and any sense of loyalty and good faith will be abandoned.
Xun Zi

Female genital mutilation targets little girls, baby girls - fragile angels who are helpless, who cannot fight back. It's a crime against a child, a crime against humanity. It's abuse. It's absolutely criminal and we have to stop it.
Waris Dirie

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

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
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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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