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criminal offense

noun as in felony

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Until its reversal, New Hampshire was just one of almosthalf of American of states where adultery remains a criminal offense.

So if you are accused of insulting the president, the courts, or the parliament, it can be considered a criminal offense.

He has yet to be charged with any criminal offense in the U.K.

Homosexuality remains a criminal offense in Syria, despite promises of reform by President Assad when he took office in 2000.

Some argue that making forced marriage a criminal offense will drive the practice underground.

It's by no means a criminal offense for him to pick a row with you about his shotgun.

This was not declared a criminal offense in England until 1835.

Why, oh why, is the stealing of one kind of property a criminal offense, and another only a civil tort?

So far as can be ascertained this is the first time either Hogan or Simpkins has been accused of a criminal offense.

Delivery of arms, ammunition and other goods for military use to enemy countries is a criminal offense.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to criminal offense, such as: arson, assault, burglary, murder, offense, and rape.

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