- (British English) → offenseExample sentences
- It held such crimes to be offences against the law of nations, much as was the traditional crime of piracy.
- It is also clear that the charge of assault against the second applicant is an offence under the criminal law as well as under the Prison Rules.
- It is the essence of offences against the person that what is done is done unlawfully.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan
Find out how to write letters in Spanish, including advice on greetings, layout, endings...
Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.