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Synonyms for crime

a serious breaking of the public law

something that offends one's sense of propriety, fairness, or justice

a great disappointment or regrettable fact

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During the decades preceding the routine activity theory, the pendulum of research began to focus on criminal acts, rather than broad social causes of crime.
intended by, or which may reasonably be expected to result from the intentional or criminal acts or omissions.
Kitamura is the second among them to receive a verdict from a high court, following Kiyotaka Tonozaki, who has also been sentenced to life imprisonment for serving as a driver in the criminal act.
To remain a free society, we need to preserve our system of criminal law to punish criminal acts, not repugnant ideas.
Saleh "expressed his deep regret and sorrow for this criminal act against our country and against the United States of America, stressing that the efforts will continue in order to disclose more facts and information about this criminal act and all those who were involved in order to persue them and bring them to justice".
This is a unpardonable criminal act that challenges the spontaneous moves by the people toward reunification of the fatherland," KCNA said in a dispatch monitored in Beijing.
Ramallah, June 14 (Petra)--The political adviser to the Palestinian president, Nimer Hammad, condemned as a criminal act the killing of a Palestinian young man by an Israeli army jeep that struck him in the occupied West Bank.
The cabinet condemns this criminal act and reaffirms Kuwait's firm rejection of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations," Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah said in a press statement following a routine cabinet meeting held at Kuwait International Airport under chairmanship of His Highness the Premier Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Tuesday strongly condemned the criminal act committed by Takfiri terrorists against the staff members of the Lebanese satellite television Al-Manar.
The police suspect a criminal act behind the death and have launched a search and investigation.
Amman, Rabi'I 23, 1435, Jan 24, 2014, SPA -- Jordan condemned as a criminal act a series of bomb blasts that hit the Egyptian capital this morning, Petra reported.
He expressed his confidence that the terrorist and criminal act would make the president's determination stronger to overcome Yemen's difficult circumstances according to the Gulf initiative.
Interior minister insisted US to take up the thorny issue with the concerned US authorities for halting the insane so called priest for committing this highly criminal act.
Perpetrators of this reckless and wanton criminal act have no regard for human life and deserve life sentences,'' Antonovich said.
Paris -- The French parliament has introduced legislation that will make it a criminal act to make comments in public that are deemed offensive to homosexuals and others such as bisexuals and transvestites.