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British English: /krʌɪm/
American English: /kraɪm/

Translation of crime in German:


  • 2collect., no pl.a wave of crime
    eine Welle von Straftaten
    juvenile crime is on the increase
    die Jugendkriminalität nimmt zu
    lead a life of crime
    ein Krimineller sein
    crime doesn't pay
    Verbrechen lohnen sich nicht
  • 3 [figurative] [colloquial]
    (shameful action)
    Sünde, die

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