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crime/ˈkraɪm/noun
pluralcrimes
crime
/ˈkraɪm/
noun
pluralcrimes
Learner's definition of CRIME  
[count]  : an illegal act for which someone can be punished by the government
[noncount]  : activity that is against the law : illegal acts in general
◊ Someone's partner in crime is a person who helps someone commit a crime.
— often used before another noun
[singular]  : an act that is foolish or wrong

crime against humanity

: a very cruel or terrible illegal act that is directed against a group of people
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