noncrime

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noun non·crime \ˌnän-ˈkrīm\

Definition of noncrime

  1. :  something that is not a crime :  an activity or type of behavior that is not criminal There is, of course, crime in Oakland, but there's also lots of noncrime, lots of citizens taking walks and smiling at each other in grocery stores and, oh yes, paying taxes. — Jon Carroll —often used before another noun The city has an ordinance that imposes fines on property owners after three noncrime alarms during a 12-month period. — Cornelius Frolik

1909

First Known Use of noncrime

1909


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