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  • 1give offence — To cause displeasure • • • Main Entry: ↑offend …

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  • 2offence — BrE usually offense AmE noun 1 (C) an illegal action or a crime: Driving while drunk is a serious offence. | a parking offense (+ against): sexual offences against children | commit an offence (=do something that is an offence) | first offence… …

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  • 3offence — (BrE) (AmE offense) noun 1 illegal act ADJECTIVE ▪ grave, heinous, major, serious ▪ lesser, minor, petty, trivial …

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  • 4offence — n. infraction 1) to commit an offence 2) a minor, petty, trivial; serious offence 3) a capital; impeachable; indictable offence 4) an offence against feeling of outrage 5) to take offence at (she takes offence at every remark) insult (formal) 6)… …

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  • 5offence — of|fence W3 BrE offense AmE [əˈfens] n 1.) an illegal action or a crime ▪ The possession of stolen property is a criminal offence. ▪ Punishment for a first offence is a fine. ▪ His solicitor said he committed the offence because he was heavily in …

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  • 6offence */*/*/ — UK [əˈfens] / US noun Word forms offence : singular offence plural offences 1) [countable] a crime or illegal activity for which there is a punishment motoring/firearms/public order offences criminal offence: Killing these animals is a criminal… …

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  • 7offence — [[t]əfe̱ns[/t]] ♦♦♦ offences (The spelling offense is used in American English. The pronunciation [[t]ɔ͟ːfens[/t]] is used for meaning 3.) 1) N COUNT An offence is a crime that breaks a particular law and requires a particular punishment.… …

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  • 8offence — /əˈfɛns / (say uh fens) noun 1. a transgression; a wrong; a sin. 2. any crime. 3. a crime which is not indictable, but is punishable summarily (summary offence). 4. a cause of transgression or wrong. 5. something that offends. 6. the act of… …

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  • 9offence — n. (US offense) 1 an illegal act; a transgression or misdemeanour. 2 a wounding of the feelings; resentment or umbrage (no offence was meant). 3 the act of attacking or taking the offensive; aggressive action. Phrases and idioms: give offence… …

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  • 10give a dog a bad name — A person who is generally known to have been guilty of some offence will always be suspected to be the author of all similar types of offence. Once someone has gained a bad reputation, it is very difficult to lose it …

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  • 11Offence of scandalizing the court in Singapore — The courtroom in the Old Supreme Court Building that was used for sittings of the Court of Appeal, photographed in August 2008 In Singapore, the offence of scandalizing the court is committed when a person performs any act or publishes any… …

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  • 12Give My Head Peace — Infobox Television show name = Give My Head Peace caption = The main cast of Give My Head Peace format = Comedy runtime = 30 Minutes creator = starring = Tim McGarry Damon Quinn Martin Reid Michael McDowell Olivia Nash Nuala McKeever (S1 2)… …

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  • 13give a dog a bad name —    A person who is generally known to have been guilty of some offence will always be suspected to be the author of all similar types of offence. Once someone has gained a bad reputation, it is very difficult to lose it.   (Dorking School… …

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  • 14Offence — Offense Of*fense , Offence Of*fence , n. [F., fr. L. offensa. See {Offend}.] 1. The act of offending in any sense; esp., a crime or a sin, an affront or an injury. [1913 Webster] Who was delivered for our offenses, and was raised again for our… …

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  • 15give — verb Give is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑authority, ↑benefactor, ↑chart, ↑council, ↑donor, ↑index, ↑jury, ↑move, ↑nature, ↑recording, ↑religion, ↑ …

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  • 16England (Since the Reformation) —     England (Since the Reformation)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► England (Since the Reformation)     The Protestant Reformation is the great dividing line in the history of England, as of Europe generally. This momentous Revolution, the outcome… …

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  • 17offend — I. v. a. 1. Affront, displease, vex, chafe, annoy, irritate, provoke, nettle, mortify, fret, gall, give offence to, make angry. 2. Shock, wound, pain, annoy, molest. II. v. n. 1. Give offence. 2. Transgress, sin, do wrong, commit offence, stumble …

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  • 18P. K. van der Byl — The Honourable Pieter Kenyon van der Byl ID …

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  • 19Festival of Muslim Cultures — The Festival of Muslim Cultures, a national celebration of Muslim cultures held in the United Kingdom, began in January 2006 and ended July 2007.From official site; [ [http://www.muslimcultures.org/index2.php?option=home Festival of Muslim… …

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  • 20'Allo 'Allo! (series 3) — This article contains episode summaries for the third series of the British Sitcom series Allo Allo!. The series contains six episodes which first aired between 5 December 1986 and 9 January 1987. Series 3 features the last appearance of… …

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