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1‘kidnapping is a very serious crime’
offence, unlawful act, illegal act, breach of the law, infraction of the law, violation of the law, misdemeanour, misdeed, wrong, felony, violation, transgression, fault, injury
malfeasance, malefaction, tort
2‘the reduced police presence has brought an increase in crime’
lawbreaking, delinquency, wrongdoing, transgression, misconduct, criminality, illegality, villainy, felony, corruption
informal crookedness, shadiness, dodginess
3‘they condemned apartheid as a crime against humanity’
immoral act, sin, evil, evil action, wrong, wrongdoing, atrocity, abomination, enormity, disgrace, outrage, monstrosity, violation, abuse, injustice, affront
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