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malefactor Saltos de línea: mal¦efac|tor
Pronunciación: /ˈmalɪˌfaktə/

Definición de malefactor en inglés:

sustantivo

formal
A person who commits a crime or some other wrong.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Good policing and tough sentencing have pushed New York to a tipping point, deterring some potential malefactors from crime.
  • The cure for crime is locking up malefactors and doing so with equal and impartial enthusiasm regardless of skin colour.
  • She must have been a terrible malefactor indeed if her crimes are in proportion to her penalty.
Sinónimos
scoundrel, wretch, reprobate, rogue, rascal
informal crook, baddy
Australian informal crim
Law malfeasant, misfeasor
archaic miscreant, trespasser

Derivados

malefaction

1
Pronunciación: /ˌmalɪˈfakʃ(ə)n/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Conversely, the apparatus of state censorship demands the literary malefactions it polices.
  • I mean, this is malefaction, unimaginable violence against young women.
  • For some of the publishing malefactions over the last three or four decades, the New Journalism surely can be held accountable.

Origen

Late Middle English: from Latin, from malefact- 'done wrong', from the verb malefacere, from male 'ill' + facere 'do'.

Palabras que riman con malefactor

benefactor

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