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Crime vs. Delinquency

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  • Crime (noun)

    A act committed in violation of the law.

  • Crime (noun)

    Any sin or wickedness; iniquity.

  • Crime (noun)

    That which occasions crime.

  • Crime (noun)

    Criminal acts collectively.

    "criminality|delinquency"

  • Crime (noun)

    The practice of committing crimes.

    "Crime doesn’t pay."

  • Crime (verb)

    To subject to disciplinary punishment.

  • Crime (verb)

    To crime(s).

  • Delinquency (noun)

    Misconduct.

  • Delinquency (noun)

    A criminal offense.

  • Delinquency (noun)

    A debt that is overdue for payment.

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  • Crime (noun)

    Any violation of law, either divine or human; an omission of a duty commanded, or the commission of an act forbidden by law.

  • Crime (noun)

    Gross violation of human law, in distinction from a misdemeanor or trespass, or other slight offense. Hence, also, any aggravated offense against morality or the public welfare; any outrage or great wrong.

  • Crime (noun)

    Any great wickedness or sin; iniquity.

  • Crime (noun)

    That which occasion crime.

  • Delinquency (noun)

    Failure or omission of duty; a fault; a misdeed; an offense; a misdemeanor; a crime.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Crime (noun)

    (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act;

    "a long record of crimes"

  • Crime (noun)

    an evil act not necessarily punishable by law;

    "crimes of the heart"

  • Delinquency (noun)

    nonpayment of a debt when due

  • Delinquency (noun)

    a tendency to be negligent and uncaring;

    "he inherited his delinquency from his father"

    "his derelictions were not really intended as crimes"

    "his adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities"

  • Delinquency (noun)

    an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor

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