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crime /kraɪm/ n
  1. an act or omission prohibited and punished by law
  2. unlawful acts in general
  3. an evil act
  4. informal something to be regretted
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French, from Latin crīmen verdict, accusation, crime

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