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crimes, plural;
  1. An action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law
    • - shoplifting was a serious crime
  2. Illegal activities
    • - the victims of crime
  3. An action or activity that, although not illegal, is considered to be evil, shameful, or wrong
    • - they condemned apartheid as a crime against humanity
    • - it's a crime to keep a creature like Willy in a tank

  1. (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
  2. Crime is the breach of rules or laws for which some governing authority (via mechanisms such as legal systems) can ultimately prescribe a conviction. Individual human societies may each define crime and crimes differently. ...
  3. Crime was an early American punk band from San Francisco. The band formed in 1976 by Johnny Strike (vocals, guitar), Frankie Fix (vocals, guitar), Ron "The Ripper" Greco (bass; ex-Flamin' Groovies), and Ricky Tractor (Ricky Williams) (drums). ...
  4. Crime fiction is the genre of fiction that deals with crimes, their detection, criminals and their motives. It is usually distinguished from mainstream fiction and other genres such as science fiction or historical fiction, but boundaries can be, and indeed are, blurred. ...
  5. Crime is a 2008 novel by Scottish writer Irvine Welsh. It is the sequel to his earlier novel, Filth.
  6. Crime & Investigation Network (also known as CI) is an Australian digital cable and satellite television channel which focuses on crime, investigation and mystery programming. It is run by Foxtel Management Pty Ltd and programming and name are licensed to them by A&E Television Networks.
  7. A Crime (French title: Un crime) is a 2006 thriller film directed by Manuel Pradal, written by Manuel Pradal and Tonino Benacquista, and starring Emmanuelle Béart.
  8. A specific act committed in violation of the law; The practice or habit of committing crimes
  9. (Crimes) Acts or omissions that are in violation of law.
  10. (crimes) violations against the state.
  11. Something you do, or don’t do, that breaks a law that says you can’t do it or must do it. If you are found guilty, you can be punished by 1 or more of the following:
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  13. state provided welfare normally incurs high tax economy, this in turn leads to people feeling protective over their earnings and therefore looking for ways to cheat the tax system to pay less tax. This in turn reduces overall morality. ...
  14. An act in violation of the penal laws of a state or the United States. A positive or negative act in violation of penal law.
  15. An act or omission which is prohibited by criminal law. Each state sets out a limited series of acts (crimes) which are prohibited and punishes the commission of these acts by a fine, imprisonment or some other form of punishment. ...
  16. Any form of human behaviour that is designated by law as criminal and subject to a penal sanction. While crime is the central focus of criminology and a major topic of the sociology of deviance, there is no consensus on how to define the term. ...
  17. An act which violates the law (see Public offense).
  18. a violation of a law in which there is injury to the public or a member of the public and a term in jail or prison, and/or a fine as possible penalties.
  19. An act committed or omitted in violation of a law forbidding or commanding it and to which is annexed upon conviction either or a combination of the following punishments: 1) Death; 2) Imprisonment; 3) Fine; 4) Removal from office; 5) Disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honor, trust ...
  20. means any offense declared to be a felony or misdemeanor by Federal or State law in the jurisdiction where the act occurs.
  21. A misdemeanor or felony as defined by New York State Law.
  22. If a person fails to act in accordance with the law, he or she has committed a crime. State and federal laws determine what constitutes a crime. Minor offenses are referred to as misdemeanors and major offenses are referred to as felonies.
  23. refers to any action which breaks the laws laid down by a political authority, although crimes can also be committed by those authorities. Every crime is deviant, but not every deviant act is criminal.
  24. A violation of a law passed by a legislative body.