♦ crime

♦ crime /kraɪm/
n.
1 (leg.) reato; crimine; delitto: lesser crime, reato minore; serious crime, reato grave; crimine; capital crime, delitto capitale; a ghastly crime, un crimine orribile; a heinous crime, un crimine efferato; a monstrous crime, un delitto mostruoso; crime of passion, delitto passionale; a crime against humanity, un crimine contro l'umanità; motiveless crime, delitto senza movente; war crimes, crimini di guerra; the scene of the crime, la scena del delitto; to commit a crime, commettere un delitto; to perpetrate a crime, perpetrare un delitto
2 (fig.) delitto; peccato: an unforgivable crime, un delitto imperdonabile; a foul crime, un infame delitto; It would be a crime to throw it away, sarebbe un delitto buttarlo via
3 [u] crimine, crimini (pl.); criminalità: to prevent crime, prevenire il crimine; to combat (o to fight) crime, combattere il crimine (o la criminalità); Crime is on the increase, la criminalità è in aumento; organized crime, crimine organizzato; criminalità organizzata; juvenile crime, criminalità minorile; violent crime, crimini violenti; crime rate, tasso di criminalità; crime figures, statistiche relative alla criminalità; partner in crime, complice
crime and punishment, delitto e castigo □ crime fiction, narrativa gialla; giallistica □ crime-fighting, lotta contro il crimine □ crime-fighter, agente della polizia criminale □ (USA) crime lab, (polizia) scientifica □ crime lord, signore del crimine; pezzo grosso della malavita □ (in GB) crime management unit, sezione investigativa (della polizia) □ crime novel, giallo □ crime prevention, prevenzione del crimine □ (in GB) crime report number, numero della denuncia del reato □ (giorn.) crime reporter, cronista di cronaca nera □ (mil.) crime sheet, foglio delle punizioni □ crime squad, squadra anticrimine □ crime wave, ondata di delitti □ crime writer, scrittore di gialli; giallista □ a life in crime, una vita da criminale □ (prov.) Crime doesn't pay, il delitto non paga.

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