crime
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crime(
kraym
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (illegal act)
a. el crimen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(serious)
In criminal law, a crime committed against a person is the gravest kind.En el derecho penal, los crímenes cometidos contra una persona son los más graves.
b. el delito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(less serious)
Stealing credit card numbers is a common crime.El robo de los números de las tarjetas de crédito es un delito común.
2. (criminal activity)
a. la delincuencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In spite of police deployment, crime keeps rising.A pesar del despliegue policial, la delincuencia sigue en aumento.
3. (wrongdoing)
a. el crimen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
As far as I know, it's not a crime to want the best for your family.Que yo sepa, no es un crimen querer lo mejor para tu familia.
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crime
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (serious criminal act)
a. el crimen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (less serious)
a. el delito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
crime is on the increaseestá aumentando la delincuencia
to commit a crimecometer un delito, delinquir
3. (fig)
a.
it's a crimees un crimen
crime waveola de delincuencia
crime writerescritor(ora) m,f de novela negra
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crime [kraɪm]
noun
1 (offence) delito (m); (very serious) crimen (m)
to commit a crime cometer un delito; the scene of the crime el lugar del delito; a crime against humanity un crimen contra la humanidad; it's not a crime! ¡no es para tanto!; it's a crime to let that food go to waste es un crimen echar a perder esa comida
2 (activity) delincuencia (f)
crime is rising la delincuencia va en aumento
it's the crime capital of the United States
crime doesn't pay el crimen no compensa
modifier
crime of passion (n) crimen (m) pasional
crime prevention (n) prevención (f) del crimen
crime rate (n) índice (m) de criminalidad
the East has the country's most serious violent crime rate
Crime Squad (n) Brigada (f) de Investigación Criminal; (Esp)
crime statistics (n) estadísticas (f) del crimen
crime wave (n) ola (f) de crímenes or delitos
crime writer (n) autoraautora (m) (f) de novelas policíacas;a autora
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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