Complete Definition of "offense"

English
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Pronunciation
IPA|/ÊËfÉns/ or /ÉËfÉns/
SAMPA|/V"fEns/

Alternative spellings
(Commonwealth English) offence (plural: offences)

Noun
en-noun

  1. The act of offending; a crime or sin; an affront or injury.
  2. The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure.
  3. context|team|_|sports A strategy and tactics employed when in position to score; contrasted with defense.
  4. context|team|_|sports The portion of a team dedicated to scoring when in position to do so; contrasted with defense.

Translations
trans-top|The act of offending.
Aramaic:×××ש××ª× (avashvta)
Czech: urážka f
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trans-top|The state of being offended.
Aramaic:×××ש××ª× (avashvta)
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trans-top|A strategy and tactics employed when in position to score.
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trans-top|The portion of a team dedicated to scoring.
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Translations to be checked
ttbc|Portuguese: ofensa f; delito m, transgressão f
ttbc|Sindhi: SDchar|Ùار٠(vaaru) m

Related terms
hanging offense
offend
offensive

See also
crime
defense
sin

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