a court of law in which criminal cases are tried and determined.
- Criminal investigation department
noun 1. the full name for CID
[krim-uh-nl-ist] /ˈkrɪm ə nl ɪst/ noun 1. an expert in . 2. a person who studies or practices criminology; criminologist. 3. an expert in .
[krim-uh-nl-is-tiks] /ˌkrɪm ə nlˈɪs tɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the scientific study and evaluation of physical evidence in the commission of crimes. 2. the science dealing with the detection of crime and the apprehension of criminals.
[krim-uh-nal-i-tee] /ˌkrɪm əˈnæl ɪ ti/ noun, plural criminalities for 2. 1. the state of being . 2. a act or practice. /ˌkrɪmɪˈnælɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. the state or quality of being criminal 2. (often pl) (rare) a criminal act or practice n. 1610s, from French criminalité, from Medieval Latin criminalitas, from Latin criminalis (see […]