Definitions of "crime"
  1. An act that constitutes a violation of the law, which results in a specified punishment such as imprisonment or fine
  2. An act deemed illegal by public law, generally excluding minor infractions
  3. Any activity that involves violating the law
How to use "crime" in a sentence
  1. To prosecute someone for a crime, sufficient evidence must be presented in court.
  2. Police departments are charged with detecting and preventing crime within their jurisdictions.
  3. The increase in crime rates often impacts the overall safety of a community.

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