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Definition of Criminal

Criminal

  1. Guilty of crime or sin.
  2. Involving a crime; of the nature of a crime; -- said of an act or of conduct; as, criminal carelessness.
  3. Relating to crime; -- opposed to civil; as, the criminal code.
  4. One who has commited a crime; especially, one who is found guilty by verdict, confession, or proof; a malefactor; a felon.

Criminal Quotations

I am disturbed by how states abuse laws on Internet access. I am concerned that surveillance programmes are becoming too aggressive. I understand that national security and criminal activity may justify some exceptional and narrowly-tailored use of surveillance. But that is all the more reason to safeguard human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Ban Ki-moon

There'd never been a more advantageous time to be a criminal in America than during the 13 years of Prohibition. At a stroke, the American government closed down the fifth largest industry in the United States - alcohol production - and just handed it to criminals - a pretty remarkable thing to do.
Bill Bryson

Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
Hannah Arendt

Nothing matters but the facts. Without them, the science of criminal investigation is nothing more than a guessing game.
Blake Edwards

Besides taking jobs from American workers, illegal immigration creates huge economic burdens on our health care system, our education system, our criminal justice system, our environment, our infrastructure and our public safety.
Jan C. Ting
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Criminal Translations

criminal in Dutch is misdadig, snood, crimineel
criminal in German is kriminell, verbrecherisch
criminal in Italian is malfattore
criminal in Latin is scelestus
criminal in Spanish is delictivo, malhechor
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