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Synonyms for offence

take offence


  • be offended
  • resent
  • be upset
  • be outraged
  • be put out
  • be miffed
  • be displeased
  • take umbrage
  • be disgruntled
  • be affronted
  • be piqued
  • take the needle
  • get riled
  • take the huff
  • go into a huff
  • be huffy

Synonyms for offence

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NCA officers arrested a 41-year-old man in Kensington Road, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, on suspicion of people smuggling and money laundering offences.
HMRC's have implemented these predicate offences with a view to invoke cultural change; and thus made it crucial for top level management to be actively involved in preventing the facilitation of tax evasion.
In 2015/16, a total of 29,083 offences were recorded as dealt with by conviction or diversion in the justice system in Northern Ireland.
Detective Superintendent Paul Griffiths said: "This is a welcome development for the Operation Imperial investigation, which has been investigating allegations of slavery, forced labour, and other offences over a period of 30 years.
His offences include speeding in a 30mph zone and driving without insurance.
Of these 2,607 were indictable offences - more serious offences that can only be dealt with by crown courts.
Some 36,028 were not jailed despite 15 or more previous offences and just under 16,232 avoided prison despite 25 or more previous offences, the data obtained under freedom of information laws revealed.
And in 2010, the fixed penalty notices from 18,132 offences raised PS1,087,920.
The review found the highest percentage of whip offences - nearly two per cent - were committed at Kelso, where there is a 440-yard uphill run-in, while breaches also occurred at more than twice the average at Hexham, Carlisle, Cheltenham, Aintree and Hamilton.
November 29, 2004: Five offences of failing to ensure a child attends school.
But house burglary rose by three per cent, from 17,516 to 18,047 offences although police stressed it was the second lowest figure since 1979.
Section 319 is divided into two separate offences [subsections (1) and (2)].
Apologies for serious offences need time and cannot be dealt with immediately following the offence.
In 2014/15, a total of 9,601 first offences and 21,999 further offences were recorded as dealt with by conviction or diversion in the justice system in Northern Ireland.
Criminal records checks even revealed four previous convictions for child sex offences, including one for a sex attack on a girl under 13, as well as three convictions for assaulting or neglecting a child.