[ noun ] (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
"a long record of crimes"
Used in print(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
Finally , it gives sanctity , more than human legitimacy , and even , through super empirical reference , transcendent and supernatural importance to some values ; for_example , marriage as a sacrament , much law-breaking as sinful , occasionally the state as a divine instrument .
evildoing misdemeanor fraud treason attack war_crime battery perpetration victimless_crime cybercrime vice_crime capital_offense thuggery felony mayhem tazir_crime forgery hijack rape statutory_offense had_crime bribe kidnap rustle smuggle hold_up commandeer foist_off loot kick_back run ransom shoplift traffic pyramid plagiarize pirate buy_off rake_off mug black_marketeer crib push skyjack carjack shanghai extort scalp bootleg blackmail criminal_law accuse outlaw