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vice

noun (FAULT)    /vaɪs/
C2 [C or U] a moral fault or weakness in someone's character : Greed , pride , envy , and lust are considered to be vices.mainly humorous My one real vice (= bad habit ) is chocolate .Morally wrong and evilDishonest [U] illegal and immoral activities , especially involving illegal sex , drugs , etc.: The chief of police said that he was committed to wiping out vice in the city .Morally wrong and evilDishonestFraud and corruptionCrime - general words
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