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crime is an illegal act for which someone can be punished by the government or police; activity that is against the law : illegal acts in general.

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1. Law. the finding or answer of a jury given to the court concerning a matter submitted to their judgment. 2. A judgment; decision: the verdict of the critics.

Domain: Law enforcement; Category: Crime & punishment

1. Deliberately mischievous or malicious destruction or damage of property: vandalism of public buildings. 2. The conduct or spirit characteristic of the Vandals. 3. Willful or ignorant destruction ...

Domain: Law enforcement; Category: Crime & punishment

1. The examination before a judicial tribunal of the facts put in issue in a cause, often including issues of law as well as those of fact. 2. The determination of a person's guilt or innocence by ...

Domain: Law enforcement; Category: Crime & punishment

1. The act of stealing; the wrongful taking and carrying away of the personal goods or property of another; larceny. 2. An instance of this. 3. Archaic. something stolen.

Domain: Law enforcement; Category: Crime & punishment

1. The use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes. 2. The state of fear and submission produced by terrorism or terrorization. 3. A terroristic method of ...

Domain: Law enforcement; Category: Crime & punishment

1. To import or export (goods) secretly, in violation of the law, especially without payment of legal duty. 2. To bring, take, put, etc., surreptitiously: She smuggled the gun into the jail inside a ...

Domain: Law enforcement; Category: Crime & punishment

1. The act, the practice, or an instance of robbing. 2. Law. the felonious taking of the property of another from his or her person or in his or her immediate presence, against his or her will, by ...

Domain: Law enforcement; Category: Crime & punishment

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