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Significado de “offence” - Diccionario Inglés

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offencenoun

(US offense) uk   us   /əˈfens/

offence noun (CRIME)

B2 [C] an ​illegalact; a ​crime: a ​serious/​minor offence a ​criminal/​drink-driving offence Driving without a ​licence is an offence. He committed several ​serious offences. It's the third ​time that he's been convicted of a ​drug offence.
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offence noun (UPSET FEELINGS)

B2 [U] upset and ​hurt or ​annoyedfeelings, often because someone has been ​rude or ​shown no ​respect: I really didn't ​mean (to cause/give) any offence (= did not ​intend to ​upset anyone) - I was just ​stating my ​opinion. Do you ​think he took offence (= was ​upset) at what I said about his ​hair?informal If you don't ​mind, I'd ​rather go on my own - no offence (​intended), but I ​think it would be ​better.
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 us /ˈɑː.fens/ [U or C] US the ​part of a ​game such as American ​football that ​involvestrying to ​scorepoints, or the ​players who ​try to ​scorepoints
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offencenoun

UK ( US offense) uk   /əˈfens/
[C] LAW an ​illegalact or ​crime: It is a criminal offence to ​misleadcustomers about the ​price of an ​item. a serious/​major/​minor offencebe/become an offence It became an offence for British ​citizens to ​offerbribes for ​businesscontracts anywhere in the ​world.commit an offence In ​practising as a ​solicitor without being ​dulyqualified, he ​committed an offence.be accused of/found guilty of/convicted of an offence She was convicted of ​drug offences.
[U] feelings of being upset and angry, often because someone has been rude: This ​advertisement may cause offence in some ​markets. She took offence at the way the ​assistant spoke to her.
a sackable/sacking offence UK ( US a firing offense) HR a wrong ​action that you can ​lose your ​job for: Drinking alcohol while on ​duty is a sackable offence.
(Definition of offence from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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