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  1. crim·i·nal
    IPA[ˈkrim(ə)n(ə)l]
  2. noun

    • 1. a person who has committed a crime:

      these men are dangerous criminals

    adjective

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: criminal, plural noun: criminals

    • noun

      a person who has committed a crime:
    • adjective

      relating to crime:

      relating to crime as opposed to civil matters:

    • noun

      a list of a person's previous criminal convictions:

      a history of being convicted for crime:

    • noun

      a malicious, defamatory statement in a permanent form, rendering the maker liable to criminal prosecution.
    • noun

      adultery, especially as formerly constituting grounds for the recovery of legal damages by a husband from his adulterous wife's partner.
    • noun

      a system of law concerned with the punishment of those who commit crimes:
    • noun

      a person who has carried out an act during the conduct of a war that violates accepted international rules of war:
    • noun

      a list of a person's previous criminal convictions:

      a history of being convicted for crime:

    • noun

      a person who has carried out an act during the conduct of a war that violates accepted international rules of war:
    • noun

      adultery, especially as formerly constituting grounds for the recovery of legal damages by a husband from his wife's adulterous partner.
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