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An example use of crime in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… cramped and not only was a crime but you …”
Crime is a violation of the law.
the word crime occurs in english on average 71.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.