Translation of crime in Spanish:
- 1 countable (wrongful act)(murder) crimen (masculine)to commit a crime the scene of the crimeel lugar del delito/crimena crime against humanity/nature
la escena del crimen [journalistic]un crimen contra la humanidad/contra naturais 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]es un crimen or un pecado desperdiciar un talento asíExample sentences
- Logic is turned upside down and instead of being punished for their crimes of omission they reap their due reward.
- He said the order had turned the offence of being drunk and disorderly into a crime punishable by up to five years in prison.
- One cannot just walk away from the scene of the crime without admitting wrongdoing.
- Any activity that takes away these rights is a crime against nature and humanity.
- To undermine football as happens in certain countries is a deception and a crime against society.
- As I said it was a crime against humanity so that is what he deserved and that is what the rest of them deserve.
- 2 uncountable (criminal activity) to punish/prevent crimecastigar/prevenir la delincuenciaa life of crimeuna vida de delincuenciaan increase in crimeun aumento de la delincuencia or criminalidadorganized crimeel crimen organizadocrime doesn't payno hay crimen sin castigo(before noun) (rate/figures)crime fiction
de criminalidadnovelas (feminine plural) policíacas or policialescrime statisticsdatos (masculine plural) estadísticos sobre la criminalidad
estadísticas (feminine plural) sobre criminalidadExample sentences
- What of course everyone agrees with is that drug dealing and organised crime should be illegal.
- Crimes such as vandalism, car crime and burglary are an everyday occurrence in Swindon.
- And surely you agree that crime and illegal immigration are getting out of hand.
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