Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun law-breaking

1 sense of law-breaking

Sense 1
crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking -- ((criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes")
       => transgression, evildoing -- (the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father")

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