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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Something that is against the law. Also: An evil or foolish act.

Usage examples (35)
  • Not failure, but low aim, is a crime.
  • The word crime in the title is used as a metaphor.
  • His partner in crime is Willie (Billy Bob Thorton) who plays the depertment store Santa.
  • Nothing like knocking over a straw man - Dennis 'work is concerned with trends in crime from the 1950s to today. for more
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