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English definition of “offend”

offend

verb     /əˈfend/
UPSET [T] B2 to make someone upset or angry: [often passive] I was deeply offended by her comments.Making people sad, shocked and upset
CRIME [I] formal to commit a crime: If she offends again, she'll go to prison.Obeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviourCrime - general words
(Definition of offend verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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