criminal


criminal
adj.
criminal.
criminal de guerra war criminal
f. & m.
1 criminal, crook, bandit, evildoer.
2 criminal, killer.
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criminal
adjetivo
1 criminal
2 familiar (muy malo) awful, criminal, appalling
nombre masulino o femenino
1 criminal
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FRASEOLOGÍA
criminal de guerra war criminal
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noun mf. adj.
criminal
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1.
ADJ [comportamiento, acto] criminal

es criminal desperdiciar tanta comida — it's criminal o a crime to waste so much food

2.
SMF (=asesino) murderer, killer

un criminal sin escrúpulos — a ruthless murderer o killer

criminal de guerra — war criminal

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adjetivo/masculino y femenino criminal
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adjetivo/masculino y femenino criminal
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criminal1
1 = criminal, felon.

Ex: But whether women are delinquent, offenders, or criminals aside, we are still left with the fact that only four classes of persons are singled out in the Library of Congress subject heading list as criminals.

Ex: A flyer was also provided with the letter explaining voting rights for felons.
* criminal de guerra = war criminal.

criminal2
2 = murderous.

Ex: This is a collection of articles on the theme: Books for children with murderous, shocking, menacing endings.

* delito criminal = digital crime.
* estatuto criminal = criminal statute.
* investigación criminal = criminal investigation.
* juicio criminal = criminal trial.
* negligencia criminal = criminal negligence.
* ser acusado de delito criminal = face + criminal charge.
* tribunal criminal = criminal tribunal.

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criminal1
adjective
‹causa/querella› criminal
es criminal lo que han hecho con ese edificio tan bonito (fam); it's criminal what they've done to that beautiful building (colloq)
criminal2
masculine and feminine
criminal
Compuesto:
criminal de guerra
war criminal
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criminal adjetivo, masculino y femenino
criminal
criminal mf & adjetivo criminal
'criminal' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
abogada
- abogado
- antecedente
- captura
- capturar
- criminalista
- delictiva
- delictivo
- delincuente
- derecha
- derecho
- historial
- imprudencia
- INTERPOL
- maleante
- muerte
- navajera
- navajero
- penal
- presunta
- presunto
- rehabilitación
- reo
- crimen
- delinquir
- desarmado
- estafa
- juicio
- mafioso
- malhechor
- matón
English:
apprehend
- arrest
- catch up
- CID
- cold-blooded
- composite
- contempt
- criminal
- criminal damage
- criminal law
- criminal record
- crook
- dossier
- exposure
- felon
- find out
- hang
- harbor
- harbour
- hardened
- Interpol
- large
- lead
- nail
- pursue
- pursuit
- put away
- shelter
- straight
- war criminal
- whoever
- crime
- defendant
- detection
- disqualify
- expose
- flush
- marauder
- offender
- offense
- prosecute
- put
- record
- reopen
- tip
- trace
- track
- vicious
- villain
- wanted
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criminal
adj
1. [del crimen] criminal
2. Fam [horrible] criminal
nmf
criminal
Comp
criminal de guerra war criminal
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criminal
m/f & adj criminal
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criminal adj & nmf
: criminal
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criminal n criminal

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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