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CRIME WAVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does crime wave mean? 

CRIME WAVE (noun)
  The noun CRIME WAVE has 1 sense:

1. a sudden rise in the crime rate

  Familiarity information: CRIME WAVE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CRIME WAVE (noun)


Sense 1crime wave [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A sudden rise in the crime rate

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("crime wave" is a kind of...):

rise (a growth in strength or number or importance)


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