Definition of Offences. Meaning of Offences. Synonyms of Offences

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Definition of Offences

Offence
Offence Of*fence", n. See Offense.
Offence
Offense Of*fense", Offence Of*fence", n. [F., fr. L. offensa. See Offend.] 1. The act of offending in any sense; esp., a crime or a sin, an affront or an injury. Who was delivered for our offenses, and was raised again for our justification. --Rom. iv. 25. I have given my opinion against the authority of two great men, but I hope without offense to their memories. --Dryden. 2. The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure. He was content to give them just cause of offense, when they had power to make just revenge. --Sir P. Sidney. 3. A cause or occasion of stumbling or of sin. [Obs.] Woe to that man by whom the offense cometh! --Matt. xviii. 7. Note: This word, like expense, is often spelled with a c. It ought, however, to undergo the same change with expense, the reasons being the same, namely, that s must be used in offensive as in expensive, and is found in the Latin offensio, and the French offense. To take offense, to feel, or assume to be, injured or affronted; to become angry or hostile. Weapons of offense, those which are used in attack, in distinction from those of defense, which are used to repel. Syn: Displeasure; umbrage; resentment; misdeed; misdemeanor; trespass; transgression; delinquency; fault; sin; crime; affront; indignity; outrage; insult.

Meaning of Offences from wikipedia

- Offense or offence may refer to: Sin, an act that violates a known moral rule Offense or crime, a violation of penal law Offense (sports), the action...
- No Offence is a British television police procedural drama on Channel 4, created by Paul Abbott. It follows a team of detectives from Friday Street police...
- indictable offence). In Canada, summary offences are referred to as summary conviction offences. As in other jurisdictions, summary conviction offences are considered...
- indictable offences are different depending on the crime and can include life in prison. There are minimum penalties for some indictable offences. In relation...
- hybrid offence will be tried rests with the crown counsel. Hybrid offences can either be summary offences (minor crimes) or indictable offences (major...
- 2010. Retrieved July 27, 2010. Types of offences Text of the National Police Records (Recordable Offences) Regulations 2000 as in force today (including...
- ****stan. Non-cognisable offences includes misbehavior, public annoyance etc. Generally, cognisable offence means an offence in which a police officer...
- activity. It did not delete the offences of buggery and gross indecency. Men could still be prosecuted for these offences if their actions did not meet...
- liability offences do not allow for a defence of mistake of fact. Due to the ease with which the offence can be proven, only select offences are of this...
- The Offence is a 1973 British crime neo noir drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, based upon the 1968 stage play This Story of Yours by John Hopkins....
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