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Definition of "crimes" []

  • Plural form of crime. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "crimes" in a sentence
  • "While punishing the slaves for crimes with vastly greater severity than it does their masters for the same crimes, and making a variety of acts _crimes_ in law, which are right, and often _duties_, it persists in refusing to make known to the slaves that complicated and barbarous penal code which loads them with such fearful liabilities."
  • "The abuses of power and of wealth will disappear, and there will be a considerable diminution in the number of crimes due to circumstances (_crimes d'occasion_), crimes caused principally by the social environment."
  • ""The massacre and the aggressiveness by Israel are ´war crimes, ´ ´crimes against humanity´ and an ´act of genocide, ´ ´Israeli Terror. ´""