Criminological



[krim-uh-nol-uh-jee] /ˌkrɪm əˈnɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the study of crime and criminals: a branch of sociology.
/ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the scientific study of crime, criminal behaviour, law enforcement, etc See also penology
n.

1890, from Latin stem of criminal + -ology. Criminologist is recorded from 1857.

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  • Criminologist

    [krim-uh-nol-uh-jee] /ˌkrɪm əˈnɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the study of crime and criminals: a branch of sociology. /ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the scientific study of crime, criminal behaviour, law enforcement, etc See also penology n. 1890, from Latin stem of criminal + -ology. Criminologist is recorded from 1857.

  • Criminology

    [krim-uh-nol-uh-jee] /ˌkrɪm əˈnɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the study of crime and criminals: a branch of sociology. /ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the scientific study of crime, criminal behaviour, law enforcement, etc See also penology n. 1890, from Latin stem of criminal + -ology. Criminologist is recorded from 1857.



  • Criminous

    [krim-uh-nuh s] /ˈkrɪm ə nəs/ adjective, Archaic. 1. .

  • Criminy

    interjection an exclamation of surprise, a mild oath; also written crimine , cf. crikey See crikey Word Origin Italian crimine ‘crime’; euphemism for ‘Christ’ interj. also crimine, 1680s; it looks like Italian crimine “crime” but likely is simply another euphemism for Christ as a swear-word. noun Outhouse; privy



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