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- One of the uses of capital punishment is to deter other criminals from committing more crimes.
- Most heroin users were criminals who committed crimes before they ever used drugs.
- A threat as harsh as death to all that commit a serious crime would deter some criminals.
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.
- 1.1 (of crime) [Law] [act] delictivo; [case] criminal; [bankrupcy] fraudulento; [organization/mind] criminal criminal code código (m) penal criminal conviction condena, f criminal court juzgado (m) en lo penal criminal damage delito (m) de daños criminal intent intención (f) dolosa, dolo (m) penal [lenguaje técnico/technical language] criminal law derecho (m) penal criminal lawyer abogado, -da (m,f) criminalista or penalista criminal negligence negligencia (f) criminal criminal offense delito (m) to start criminal proceedings against sb iniciar proceso penal or enjuiciamiento contra algnMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (shameful) [colloquial/familiar] vergonzoso [familiar/colloquial]
- The crimes include shoplifting, assault, public order offences, theft and criminal damage.
- After the verdict, he revealed that Bailey had a long record for theft, criminal damage and car crime.
- He faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison for each of the spamming and criminal conspiracy offences.
- Should the rules for disclosure be different for civil and criminal matters?
- The principles applied by the civil / criminal court are sound and based on experience and aim at doing justice.
- It is important to note, however, that the right covers civil as well as criminal litigation.