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offence

US [əˈfens]
UK [ə'fens]
  • n.犯罪;罪行;冒犯;违法行为
  • Web犯规;进攻;过错
Plural Form:offences  
offence
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n.
1.
[c]
~ (against sb/sth)
违法行为;犯罪;罪行an illegal act
a criminal/serious/minor/sexual, etc. offence
刑事罪、重罪、轻罪、性犯罪等
a first offence(= the first time that sb has been found guilty of a crime)
初犯
a capital offence(= one for which sb may be punished by death)
死罪
He was not aware that he had committed an offence .
他没有意识到自己犯罪了。
an offence against society/humanity/the state
妨害社会╱人类╱国家的罪行
New legislation makes it an offence to carry guns.
新法律规定持枪为犯罪行为。
2.
[u]
冒犯;搅扰;侮辱the act of upsetting or insulting sb
I'm sure he meant no offence when he said that.
我相信他那么说并无冒犯的意思。
The photo may cause offence to some people.
这张照片可能会引起一些人的反感。
No one will take offence(= feel upset or insulted) if you leave early.
你若早退谁也不会介意的。
Don't be so quick to take offence .
别动不动就生气。

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