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offence

noun

Definitions of offence

  • a crime; an illegal act which is punishable by eg prison or a fine (=money paid as punishment by the person who carried out the illegal act)

    "Two men have been arrested for drug offences following a police raid in Yeovil."

Phrase Bank for offence