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Meaning of “offend” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
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