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Meaning of offence

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the action of attacking an enemy [syn: {offense},
           {offence}, {offensive}]
      2: the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score
         [syn: {offense}, {offence}] [ant: {defence}, {defending
         team}, {defense}]
      3: a feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took offence
         at my question" [syn: {umbrage}, {offense}, {offence}]
      4: a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others;
         wounding the feelings or others [syn: {discourtesy},
         {offense}, {offence}, {offensive activity}]
      5: (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered
         an evil act; "a long record of crimes" [syn: {crime},
         {offense}, {criminal offense}, {criminal offence}, {offence},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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