Meaning of “offence” - Learner’s Dictionary

offence

noun UK (US offense) uk us /əˈfens/
UPSET [ U ]

B2 the feeling of being upset or angry by something rude someone says :

to cause/give offence
Many people take offence at swearing.
I'm sure she meant no offence by her remarks.
CRIME [ C ]

B2 a crime:

a criminal offence
He committed several serious offences.

(Definition of “offence” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)