from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An illegal act that results in no identifiable person being directly harmed.
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- noun An act or behavior which is
prohibitedby law, yet which neither directly harms nor violates the rightsof any specific person, although some people may claim it harms societyas a whole. This concept typically applies to adults.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an act that is legally a crime but that seem to have no victims
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