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a traffic/drug/sex offense
The usual fine is $15 to $100 for a first offense.
Four people were arrested on minor offenses.
Killing these animals has been made a criminal offense.
They argued that since the victim was an officer, the criminal should be charged with a capital offense.
He has committed a very serious offense.
The new ruling only applies to suspects who have been charged with an offense.
Walker was convicted of a similar offense in 1987.
They're a team that has always been stronger on offense.
This is the American English definition of offense. View British English definition of offense.
a frightening or unfriendly low noise
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