offence definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British Variant of offense.
    • The act of offending; a crime or sin; an affront or damage.
    • The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure.
    • a method and strategies utilized when in position to rating; contrasted with defence.
    • The part of a team aimed at scoring whenever in position to do so; contrasted with defence.
    • See offense.
    • an such like. See offense, etc.
    • the group that has the basketball (or puck) and it is attempting to score
    • a sense of anger due to being offended
    • deficiencies in politeness; a deep failing to demonstrate regard for other individuals; wounding the feelings or other individuals
    • the activity of attacking an enemy
    • (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

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