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hate crime

noun
1.
a crime, usually violent, motivated by prejudice or intolerance toward a member of a gender, racial, religious, or social group.
Also called bias crime.
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British Dictionary definitions for hate crime

hate crime

noun
1.
a crime, esp of violence, in which the victim is targeted because of his or her race, religion, sexuality, etc
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