a period of increased criminal activity
[krim-uh-nl] /ˈkrɪm ə nl/ adjective 1. of the nature of or involving . 2. guilty of . 3. Law. of or relating to or its punishment: a criminal proceeding. 4. senseless; foolish: It’s criminal to waste so much good food. 5. exorbitant; grossly overpriced: They charge absolutely criminal prices. noun 6. a person guilty or […]
- Criminal abortion
criminal abortion crim·i·nal abortion (krĭm’ə-nəl) n. Abortion performed illegally.
noun, Law. 1. an attack by physical force on a person for which the attacker is liable to criminal prosecution. 2. a similar act with intent to commit rape.
noun, Law. 1. the aggregate of statutory enactments pertaining to criminal offenses. 2. a systematic and integrated statement of the rules and principles pertaining to criminal offenses.