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Definition of "offence" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of offense. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "offence" in a sentence
  • "The main offence is under s15A of the Theft Act 1968, a section repealed by the Fraud Act 2006."
  • "The seriousness of the offence is always taken into account when a young person is sentenced to a DTO. on September 8, 2009 at 1: 32 pm inspectorgadget"
  • "Yes! and the offence is aggravated when you consider that it was someone else's folly."