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offence against the state

noun

Definitions of offence against the state

  • an illegal attack on the lawful government of a country eg treason. The term is sometimes used in a looser sense to refer to some, most, or all crimes (ie breaking the law).

    "The charge of inducing a person to commit an offence against the state was widely used to crush dissent under the former military regime."

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