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the act of stealing sth from a person or a place

theft

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the act of entering a building illegally and stealing sth

burglary

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the act of stealing money or goods from a bank, shop, person ect

robbery

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the act of stealing goods from a shop by leaving without paying for them

shoplifting

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a physical attack on sb

assault

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the act of forcing sb to have sex espacially using violence

rape

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the act of deliberately setting fire to sth, espacially building

arson

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the act of killing sb illegally but not deliberately. e.g. by driving dangerously

manslaughter

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an occasion of cheating or deceiving sb in order to get the money or goods illegally

fraud

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the act of taking someone away illegally and keeping them as a prisoner, espacially in order to get money (called a ransom) before returning them

kidnapping

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the act of copying money, documents, ect. in order to cheat people

forgery

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the act of offering money or sth valuable in order to get sb to help you, especially by doing sth dishonest. It is often used with the word corruption.

bribery

Politicans were accused of bribery and corruption.

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dishonest or illegal behaviour, espacially by people in authority

corruption