Violent crime

Violent crime is a crime that the perpetrator uses violent force to cause injury or death to the victim.


Murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault are classified as violent while burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, and arson are classified as property crimes.


In the United States, crime is divided into two categories for the purpose of reporting, Part I offenses and Part II offenses. Part I offenses include violent crime and property crime. All other crimes count come under Part II.


There is a recent increase in violent crime in countries where guns and deadly weapons are easy to buy.

zero tolerance

The policy of applying laws or penalties to every person who commits a crime or breaks a rule, even minor infringements of a code.


The police announced that there will be zero tolerance for abuse and violence against women.
Tom was caught stealing a woman's bag, and because of zero tolerance, he was sent to prison for 3 years.

No-go zone

A place that is not appropriate to go (now).
Honey, the toilet is officially a no-go zone right now.

Impeachment

Impeachment is a procedure laid down by the constitution and some other laws by which certain persons holding executive offices such as the president, governors, local government chairmen and others may be removed from office before the expiration of their tenure. It is a form of built-in checks which enables law-makers to curtail executive excesses.

Target market

A particular group of customers at which a business has decided to aim its marketing efforts and ultimately its products towards.


Target market can be separated from the market by geography, buying power, psycho-graphics and demographics.


Your demographic target market (target audience) consists of consumers who have similar characteristics (such as gender, age, religion, ethnicity, income level, education, etc.) and are considered most likely to buy your product.


Young women are their target market for skin care products.


:: Similar Terms ::
target audience

ALGOL

ALGOL (short for "Algorithmic Language") is a computer programming language developed jointly by a committee of European and American computer scientists in 1958 that was mainly used to solve math problems and scientific equations.


The name ALGOL was taken from the word “algorithm” (a set of steps to solve a problem or perform an action). Many of the first computer programs that aided scientists in creating military craft and equipment were written in ALGOL.

Drawee

The term "drawee" refers to a bank on which a customer has issued a check requesting the bank to pay a specified sum of money.

Consideration

Consideration is a legal concept which means anything of value given to induce someone into entering a contract. Typically, consideration is the money exchanged by the parties, but it may be other consideration of value, such as other property in exchange, personal services, or even love and affection.

Courtesy

Courtesy is politeness and respectful behaviors toward others.
You should call him, at least as a courtesy.
Obama paid a courtesy visit to Kenya.

No-go zone

A "no-go zone" (or "no-go area") is an area that has notoriety for violence and crime which can be dangerous for people to go there, barricaded off to civil (such as police) or military authorities usually by a paramilitary organization.

Fraud

The term "fraud" refers to an intentional false representation including concealment of material fact, which is used to induce another person to act, which act causes a loss of money or legal rights.


Also, a person who pretends to be someone who is not, is called fraud. For instance, someone who is pretending to be a doctor.

Ask someone out

It means to invite someone to go out on a date (on a romantic appointment).
Wait for the right moment to ask her out for coffee.

Allowance

1. An amount of money that is given to somebody regularly.
Her parents give her a weekly allowance of $200.


2. An amount of something that is allowed.
The total baggage allowance for each passenger is 15kgs.

SEO

SEO is an abbreviation for "Search Engine Optimization" and refers to methods used to increase the number of visitors of a website by improving its rankings in the search results. Any traffic that you do not have to pay for, such as traffic from search engines is called "organic traffic".


Trying to manipulate rankings using SEO techniques which are considered as artificial is called black hat SEO and can be affected by a penalty which may result in the drop of rankings all across the site.


Google dominates search market and rank websites in their search engine results by using an algorithm called PageRank. According to Google, PageRank works by counting the number and quality of links to a page to determine a rough estimate of how important the website is. The underlying assumption is that more important websites are likely to receive more links from other websites.


Here is a study by ahrefs that describes how "On Page SEO" and backlink factors correlate with rankings:
SEO


Backlink Factors vs. On Page Factors:
SEO


Today, most people are searching on Google using a mobile device. In November 2016, Google announced a major change to the way crawling websites and started to make their index mobile-first, which means the mobile version of your website becomes the starting point for what Google includes in their index. It is not a mobile-only index, for instance, if a site doesn’t have a mobile-friendly version, the desktop site can still be included in the index.


Appointment

1. The act of selecting a person for a job.
The company announced today the appointment of Henry Webb as marketing director.


2. An arrangement to meet someone at a particular time and place.
I have an appointment with the doctor today at 2:30pm.

Wrongful dismissal

This is a situation where an employee is dismissed without following the terms of his engagement which are binding on both the employee and the employer.

Condominium

One of a number of dwelling units in a building. In a condominium unit, resident typically owns the walls and "airspace" comprising his unit. Common areas are jointly owned.

Constitutional supremacy

Constitutional supremacy is a principle which states that the provisions of the constitution are superior to any other law of the land. It states further that if any other law is inconsistent with the constitution, such contravening section or law will be null and void.


This concept also means that every person, whether citizens or government officials, is bound by the provisions of the constitution.