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criminal check 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.

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1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.
a criminal action of commission or omission with intent to harm targeting humans or machines using any telecommunication device via internet
[Leg.];[Tech.] cybercrime means hacking, bullying, identity theft
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1    a person charged with and convicted of crime  
2    a person who commits crimes for a living  
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  
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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