Definition of criminogenic in English:

criminogenic

Syllabification: crim·i·no·gen·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌkrimənəˈjenik
 
/

adjective

(Of a system, situation, or place) causing or likely to cause criminal behavior: the criminogenic nature of homelessness
More example sentences
  • In the model, crime policies are governed by an assumption of rational choice, and are designed to deter rational actors from choosing a criminogenic path.
  • As such, it appears that a criminogenic environment breeds fear of crime.
  • That reflects their psychological neediness, rather than a criminogenic behavioural pattern.

Definition of criminogenic in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day dinkum
Pronunciation: ˈdɪŋkəm
adjective
(of an article or person) genuine, honest, true