Definition of crime-ridden in English:

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crime-ridden

adjective

(Of a place) having a high incidence of criminal activity: a crime-ridden neighborhood
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  • Safety campaigners have cleaned up their neighbourhood by closing a network of crime-ridden alleys in York.
  • A crime-ridden area of Bradford is to get a £250,000 revamp.
  • It reads like the dairy of a former junkie whose crime-ridden ways catch up with him.

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Syllabification: crime-rid·den

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