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Legal ContextPlay
Use 'crime' when discussing legal matters, such as police reports, laws, or court cases. SlideThe judge sentenced him for the crime of robbery.
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Severity VariesPlay
'Crime' can refer to minor or major legal violations, not all receive the same punishment. SlideGraffiti can be considered a crime in many cities.
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Not Always ClearPlay
Sometimes what's a crime in one place may not be in another; laws differ globally. SlideIn some countries, drinking alcohol is a crime.