On this page you will find crime related vocabulary . These crime words will help you write about the topic or talk about it in your IELTS exam. Read through these words and definitions to broaden your IELTS vocabulary.
Task 2 sample sample question about crime : All criminals should be punished and have a salary cap from the moment they convicted of their crime, others believe they should be given a second chance and be allowed to earn whatever they can. What do you think? Give reasons and examples to support your position.
To be able to answer this question with the right vocabulary, take a look at our list below to learn some new words related to crime.
Here are some more crime related vocabulary to use in your IELTS exam
|abduction||kidnapping someone against their will|
|attempted murder||trying to kill another person|
|break in||Entering into a home/building illegally|
|burglary||An illegal entry into a building, with the intention of doing harm or committing a crime|
|child abuse||Treating a child badly|
|drug abuse||Using illegal substances|
|hijacking||Illegally taking control of a vehicle or aircraft by force|
|mugging||Attack and rob a person in a public place|
|smuggling||Illegal import or export of valuable goods|
|white collar crime||financially motivated crime by a worker in an organisation|
|vandalism||intentional damage or destruction to a building|
|human trafficking||the illegal transportation of people for slave labour or sexual exploitation|
|fraud||deceiving someone for financial or personal gain|
|arson||deliberately setting fire to a property|
|organised crime||crime committed by an organisation or gang|
|shoplifting||taking products from a store without paying|
|manslaughter||the unintentional murder of someone|
|hacking||accessing data on a computer system without authorisation|
|false imprisonment||imprisoning someone after they were falsely accused|
Can you find these specific vocabulary terms in the below video??
CONTROL SOMEONES ATTENTION
Collocations: super power, surveillance system, security guard, human attention.
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