Translation of crime in Spanish:

crime

Pronunciation: /kraɪm/

n

  • 1.1 c (wrongful act) delito (m); (murder) crimen (m) to commit a crime cometer un delito the scene of the crime el lugar del delito/crimen, la escena del crimen [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] a crime against humanity/nature un crimen contra la humanidad/contra natura is it such a crime to have an affair? ¿es que es un crimen tener una aventura? it's a crime to waste such talent [colloquial/familiar] es un crimen or un pecado desperdiciar un talento así 1.2 u (criminal activity) delincuencia (f) to punish/prevent crime castigar*/prevenir* la delincuencia a life of crime una vida de delincuencia an increase in crime un aumento de la delincuencia or criminalidad organized crime el crimen organizado crime doesn't pay [set phrase] no hay crimen sin castigo [frase hecha/set phrase] (before n) [rate/figures] de criminalidad crime fiction novelas (fpl) policíacas or policiales crime statistics datos (mpl) estadísticos sobre la criminalidad, estadísticas (fpl) sobre criminalidad crime wave ola (f) delictiva crime writer escritor, -tora (m,f) de novela policíaca or policial

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