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criminal

  

      n  
1    a person charged with and convicted of crime  
2    a person who commits crimes for a living  
      adj  
3    of, involving, or guilty of crime  
4    prenominal   of or relating to crime or its punishment  
criminal court, criminal lawyer     
5    Informal   senseless or deplorable  
a criminal waste of money     
     (C15: from Late Latin criminalis; see crime, -al1)  
  criminally      adv  


criminal conversation  
      n  
1    (formerly) a common law action brought by a husband by which he claimed damages against an adulterer  
2       another term for       adultery  
criminal law  
      n   the body of law dealing with the constitution of offences and the punishment of offenders  
International Criminal Police Organization  
      n      See       Interpol  
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n.
verification conducted by police to find out if a person has a criminal record or not.
Usually requested by an individual for new employment, citizenship applications, name changes, etc.
n.
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.
exp.
The authorized person to whom the responsibility of distribution of online assets is awarded.
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