crimen


crimen
m.
1 crime.
cometer un crimen to commit a crime
sería un crimen dejar al bebé solo (informal) it would be criminal o a crime to leave the baby on its own
¡ese corte de pelo es un crimen! (informal) that haircut is awful o criminal!
crimen de guerra war crime
crimen organizado organized crime
crimen pasional crime of passion, crime passionnel
2 transgression of the law, offense, evildoing, misdeed.
3 delinquency, vitium, crime, wrongdoing.
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crimen
nombre masculino (pl crímenes)
1 (delito) crime
2 (asesinato) murder
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FRASEOLOGÍA
crimen pasional crime of passion
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noun m.
crime
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SM
1) (=asesinato) murder; (=delito grave) crime

crimen contra la humanidad — crime against humanity

crimen de guerra — war crime

crimen de sangre — violent crime

crimen organizado — organized crime

crimen pasional — crime of passion, crime passionnel frm

2) * (=barbaridad)

es un crimen dejar aquí al niño — it's criminal to leave the child here

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masculino
a) (delito grave) serious crime; (asesinato) murder
b) (fam) (pena, lástima) crime (colloq)

es un crimen tirar esta comida — it's a crime to throw away this food

qué crimen! — it's wicked o criminal

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= crime, felony, criminality.
Ex. Some headings are vague and without scope notes to define them: ROBBERS AND OUTLAWS; crime AND CRIMINALS; ROGUES AND VAGABONDS.
Ex. Every state has its own statutes and codes that may make the theft or mutilation of library materials a misdemeanor or even a felony.
Ex. Matters of civility rather than criminality are the focus of the discussion.
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* cometer un crimen = commit + murder.
* crímen de guerra = war crime.
* crimen organizado = organised crime.
* escena del crimen = scene of the crime.
* escenario del crimen = scene of the crime.
* lugar del crimen = scene of the crime.
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masculino
a) (delito grave) serious crime; (asesinato) murder
b) (fam) (pena, lástima) crime (colloq)

es un crimen tirar esta comida — it's a crime to throw away this food

qué crimen! — it's wicked o criminal

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= crime, felony, criminality.

Ex: Some headings are vague and without scope notes to define them: ROBBERS AND OUTLAWS; crime AND CRIMINALS; ROGUES AND VAGABONDS.

Ex: Every state has its own statutes and codes that may make the theft or mutilation of library materials a misdemeanor or even a felony.
Ex: Matters of civility rather than criminality are the focus of the discussion.
* cometer un crimen = commit + murder.
* crímen de guerra = war crime.
* crimen organizado = organised crime.
* escena del crimen = scene of the crime.
* escenario del crimen = scene of the crime.
* lugar del crimen = scene of the crime.

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crimen
masculine
1 (delito grave) serious crime; (asesinato) murder
2 (fam) (pena, lástima) crime (colloq)
es un crimen tirar así la comida it's a crime to throw away food like that
¡qué crimen ponerle ese nombre a la criatura! it's wicked o criminal to give the child a name like that (colloq)
Compuestos:
crimen de guerra
war crime
crimen de sangre
violent crime
crimen organizado
la lucha contra el crimen organizado the fight against organized crime
crimen pasional
crime passionel, crime of passion
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crimen sustantivo masculino (delito grave) serious crime;
(asesinato) murder;
crimen de guerra war crime;

crimen pasional crime of passion;
es un crimen tirar esta comida it's a crime to throw away this food;
¡qué crimen! it's wicked o criminal
crimen sustantivo masculino serious crime
Esp murder

'crimen' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
acordonar
- alguna
- alguno
- autor
- autora
- confesar
- consumarse
- denunciar
- desalmada
- desalmado
- desentrañar
- escena
- evidencia
- exonerar
- inducir
- nefanda
- nefando
- pagar
- siglo
- testigo
- brutal
- cometer
- compinche
- escalofriante
- esclarecer
- espantoso
- horroroso
- involucrar
- monstruoso
- pasional
- precintar
- repugnante
- resolver
- suceso
English:
admission
- admit
- apprehend
- associate
- baffle
- close
- cold-blooded
- commission
- commit
- copycat
- cover
- cover up
- crime
- disown
- divorce
- epidemic
- eyewitness
- foul
- full-scale
- grievous
- haul
- hideous
- indiscriminate
- innocent
- involvement
- mastermind
- passion
- plot
- punishable
- rampant
- report
- rope off
- scene
- sex crime
- undiscovered
- vicious
- gang
- hang
- perpetrator
- such
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crimen nm
1. [delito] crime [serious];
el autor del crimen [de asesinato] the murderer;
cometer un crimen to commit a crime
Comp
crimen de Estado state crime;
crimen de guerra war crime;
crimen contra la humanidad crime against humanity;
crimen organizado organized crime;
crimen pasional crime of passion
2. Fam [cosa horrible]
es un crimen derrochar tanto dinero en una fiesta it's criminal to spend so much money on a party;
¡ese corte de pelo es un crimen! that haircut is awful o criminal!;
sería un crimen dejar al bebé solo it would be criminal o a crime to leave the baby on its own
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crimen
m crime;
crimen sexual sex crime
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crimen nm, pl crímenes : crime
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crimen n
1. (delito) crime
2. (asesinato) murder

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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