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petty crime

noun [C or U] uk   us  
a type of crime that is not considered serious when compared with some other crimes: petty crime such as shoplifting
Translations of “petty crime”
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕微罪行,輕罪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻微犯罪,轻罪…
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