Crime is a violation of criminal law for which some governmental authority applies formal penalties.
Crime means any action that violates criminal laws established by political authority.
Webster Dictionary Meaning
- 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.
- Any great wickedness or sin; iniquity.
- That which occasion crime.
More from this Section
- Cultural relativism
Cultural relativism is the viewing of people’s behavior from the perspective of their ...
- Formal rationality
Formal rationality is the use of zweckrational—goal-oriented rational behaviour—to ...
- World economy
World economy is a single division of labour that spans multiple cultures. Unlike a world ...
- Casual logic
Casual logic is the relationship between a condition or variable and a particular consequence, ...
Semi-profession is an occupation the members of which are overwhelmingly employed by bureaucracy, ...