serious offense

zware overtreding (misdaad waarop een zware straf geldt)

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  • serious offense — heinous crime, serious crime, heavy offense, offense which bears a heavy punishment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • committed a serious offense — committed a serious crime, grossly violated a law …   English contemporary dictionary

  • offense — of|fense [ ə fens ] noun *** ▸ 1 illegal act ▸ 2 make someone angry ▸ 3 in sports ▸ 4 something that makes you angry ▸ 5 process of attacking 1. ) count a crime or illegal activity for which there is a punishment: a traffic/drug/sex offense… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • offense — or offence noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin offensa, from feminine of offensus, past participle of offendere Date: 14th century 1. a. obsolete an act of stumbling b. archaic a cause or occasion of sin ; stumbling… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • offense — n. infraction 1) to commit an offense 2) a minor, petty, trivial; serious offense 3) a capital; impeachable; indictable offense 4) an offense against feeling of outrage 5) to take offense at (she takes offense at every remark) insult (formal) 6)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • offense — 1 offensive, aggression, *attack Analogous words: assault, *attack, onslaught, onset 2 Offense, resentment, umbrage, pique, dudgeon, huff are comparable when they mean a person s emotional reaction to what he regards as a slight, an affront, an… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • serious — se|ri|ous [ sıriəs ] adjective *** ▸ 1 bad enough to worry you ▸ 2 deserving attention ▸ 3 not joking ▸ 4 careful and detailed ▸ 5 not laughing much ▸ 6 involving difficult ideas ▸ 7 involving strong feelings ▸ 8 caring about activity ▸ 9… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • offense — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. insult, affront, discourtesy; aggression, attack; transgression, fault, crime, sin, wrong. See guilt, illegality. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A misdeed] Syn. misdemeanor, malfeasance, transgression; see… …   English dictionary for students

  • serious crime — heinous offense, crime which bears a heavy punishment, cruel offense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Lesser included offense — Criminal law Part o …   Wikipedia

  • included offense — A criminal offense included, within an indictment for a more serious offense, as a lesser offense, or one of a lower degree of the same general class as the more serious offense, for which the accused may be convicted under the indictment,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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