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Meaning of "crime of passion" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRIME OF PASSION

crime of passion  [kraɪm əv ˈpæʃ ən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRIME OF PASSION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crime of passion is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRIME OF PASSION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

crime of passion

Crime of passion

A crime of passion, or crime passionnel, in popular usage, refers to a violent crime, especially murder, in which the perpetrator commits the act against someone because of sudden strong impulse such as sudden rage rather than as a premeditated crime. The act, as is suggested by the name is often associated with the history of France. However, such crimes have existed and continue to exist in most cultures.

Definition of crime of passion in the English dictionary

The definition of crime of passion in the dictionary is a crime, often a murder, committed from passion, esp sexual passion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRIME OF PASSION


adoption
əˈdɒpʃ ən
colonization
ˌkɒlənaɪˈzeɪʃ ən
connexion
kəˈnɛkʃ ən
cremation
krɪˈmeɪʃ ən
decomposition
ˌdiːkɒmpəˈzɪʃ ən
dehydration
ˌdiːhaɪˈdreɪʃ ən
depletion
dɪˈpliːʃ ən
devastation
ˌdɛvəˈsteɪʃ ən
disruption
dɪsˈrʌpʃ ən
dissemination
dɪˌsɛmɪˈneɪʃ ən
encryption
ɪnˈkrɪpʃ ən
eruption
ɪˈrʌpʃ ən
escalation
ˌɛskəˈleɪʃ ən
evacuation
ɪˌvækjʊˈeɪʃ ən
evaporation
ɪˌvæpəˈreɪʃ ən
exemption
ɪɡˈzɛmpʃ ən
exploitation
ˌɛksplɔɪˈteɪʃ ən
fabrication
ˌfæbrɪˈkeɪʃ ən
fascination
ˌfæsɪˈneɪʃ ən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRIME OF PASSION

crime
crime against humanity
crime fighting
crime passionnel
crime prevention
crime prevention officer
crime scene
crime sheet
crime spree
Crime Squad
crime wave
crime writer
crime-buster
crime-fighting
Crimea
Crimean
Crimean War
crimeful
crimeless
crimen

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRIME OF PASSION

admission
commission
compression
conversion
depression
discussion
emission
expression
impression
mission
obsession
passion
permission
possession
pression
profession
progression
session
submission
suppression
transmission

Synonyms and antonyms of crime of passion in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «crime of passion» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRIME OF PASSION

Find out the translation of crime of passion to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crime of passion from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crime of passion» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

激情犯罪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

crimen pasional
570 millions of speakers

English

crime of passion
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जुनून की अपराध
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جريمة العاطفة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

преступление страсти
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

crime passional
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আবেগ এর অপরাধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

crime de passion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jenayah semangat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Verbrechen aus Leidenschaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

情熱の犯罪
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

열정 의 범죄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kejahatan passion
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tội phạm của niềm đam mê
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உணர்ச்சி குற்றம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्कटतेचे गुन्हा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tutku suçu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

delitto passionale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zbrodnia w afekcie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

злочин пристрасті
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

crimă pasională
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έγκλημα πάθους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

misdaad van passie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

brott av passion
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sjalusidrama
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crime of passion

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIME OF PASSION»

The term «crime of passion» is regularly used and occupies the 63.173 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIME OF PASSION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crime of passion

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRIME OF PASSION»

Discover the use of crime of passion in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crime of passion and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Crime of Passion
But at what price? By the author of A Vengeful Passion. "Graham writes with a passionate fire that is captivating to the very end." —Affaire de Coeur
Lynne Graham, 2011
2
Crime of Passion
When the police will not help Carmen Taylor find the person responsible for her sister's murder, she turns to the man who helped the prime suspect escape conviction, and the investigation leads to a world of drugs, prostitution, money ...
Roy Glenn, 2006
3
Crime of passion
Hoping to impress his girlfriend while helping her murder her husband, Del Nolan plots to steal a gun from Clint Adams and kill him if necessary, but the Gunsmith decides to teach him a lesson. Original.
J. R. Roberts, 1996
4
Crime of Passion
Crime of Passion is a sweeping love story that is fueled by suspenseful drama, deception, and redemption. In a world filled with crime, drugs and deceit, Crime of Passion reminds us, that love will find a way.
Laura Lang, 2012
5
Bertie And The Crime Of Passion
Bertie, Prince of Wales, is in Paris en route for Cannes in the spring of 1891.
Peter Lovesey, 2012
6
The Trial of Madame Caillaux
Experts from all the relevant fields constructed a weighty intellectual justification for the people's tolerance of the crime of passion. It stands to reason, then, that Madame Caillaux and her supporters would hope to tap this reservoir of ...
Edward Berenson, 1993
7
A Child's Book of True Crime: A Novel
Chloe Hooper chillingly captures this young woman's unraveling in an intense, witty, superbly crafted novel.
Chloe Hooper, 2013
8
Crime of Passion
Detective Lane Montana becomes the number one suspect in her own investigations when a message from a murder victim, taped immediately before his death on her answering machine, is mysteriously erased
Kay Hooper, 1991
9
A Crime of Passion
Drawing on numerous first hand accounts, and a detailed assessment of Kathy's personal life, this is an incredibly disturbing profile of normality twisted out of all recognition into the dark world of the remorseless psychopath.
Sandra E. Lee, 2006
10
The Scarlet Letter: With an Introduction and Contemporary ...
The fact that Hester's adultery was a crime of passion, or a crime of the heart, is another reason why the placement of the scarlet letter is so significant. It is clear in the text that Hester's physical relationship with Dimmesdale had been an act of  ...
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Joseph Pearce, Mary R. Reichardt, 2009

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« EDUCALINGO. Crime of passion [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crime-of-passion>. Sep 2019 ».
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