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offence (British English) also: offense (American English)
British English: /əˈfɛns/
American English: /əˈfɛns/

Translation of offence in French:


  • 1 (Law) to commit an offence to charge somebody with an offence
    inculper quelqu'un d'une infraction
    it is an offence to do
    il est illégal de faire
    offences against property/the person/the state
    atteintes (fpl) à la propriété/la personne/la sûreté de l'État
  • 2 (insult) to cause ou give offence to somebody
    offenser quelqu'un
    to take offence (at)
    s'offenser (de)
    to avoid offence
    éviter d'offenser
    this building is an offence to the eye
    ce bâtiment choque la vue
    no offence intended, but…
    je ne voudrais pas te vexer, mais…
    no offence taken
  • 3 (attack)
    atteinte (f) (against à)
  • 4 (Military)
    offensive (f)
    weapons of offence
    armes (fpl) offensives
  • 5 (American English) (Sport)the offence
    les attaquants mpl
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