Definición de recidivist en inglés:

recidivist

Saltos de línea: re|cid¦iv|ist
Pronunciación: /rɪˈsɪdɪvɪst
 
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sustantivo

  • A convicted criminal who reoffends, especially repeatedly.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Only a handful of recidivists and unrepentant individuals convicted of major crimes against the faith were put to death.
    • Most people convicted of driving while disqualified are recidivists.
    • Keep quiet about the 4,000 recidivists who run city streets, committing crimes with increasing bravado and little fear of punishment.

adjetivo

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  • 1Relating to recidivists: the third lowest recidivist rate in the country
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • We certainly know that people who meet the diagnostic criteria for being a psychopath, have a very high risk of being violent and have a very high recidivist rate.
    • Today we have the phenomenon of recidivist murder committed by released killers.
    • I even reluctantly believe that the Government's current proposals to make previous convictions known to juries in child-abuse cases are justified, given the recidivist nature of paedophiles.
  • 1.1Tending to reoffend: women are rarely recidivist
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    • Firstly, this Government passed the Sentencing Act 2002, which states that a recidivist child sex offender can receive preventive detention and be locked up, if necessary, for life.
    • There are very good organisations like Safe Network in Auckland, run by John McCarthy, which deals with trying to rehabilitate and run programmes for recidivist sex offenders.
    • In conclusion, the main change that this bill introduces is the power to place recidivist child sex offenders under extended supervision for up to 10 years.

Derivativos

recidivism

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The causes of recidivism among sex offenders are complex.
  • These criteria are intended to identify programs that are likely to have an effect on reducing criminal recidivism.
  • The police do have the right to pay periodic visits on released sex offenders, in order to help keep recidivism in check.

recidivistic

Pronunciación: /-ˈvɪstɪk/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The drug courts should be working with the more recidivistic group of people and less with the first-time offender.
  • Although cruelty to animals seems to hold potential as a predictor of recidivistic firesetting, it is most likely an externalizing behavior that correlates highly with delinquency.
  • The same may hold true for recidivistic drug usage.

Origen

late 19th century: from French récidiviste, from récidiver 'fall back', based on Latin recidivus 'falling back', from the verb recidere, from re- 'back' + cadere 'to fall'.

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