Translation of offender in Spanish:

offender

Pronunciation: /əˈfendər; əˈfendə(r)/

n

  • infractor, -tora (m,f); (criminal) delincuente (mf) young offender menor (mf) (que ha cometido un delito) as he was a first offender como era su primera infracción/su primer delito, como no tenía antecedentes penales previous offender reincidente (mf) as far as wasting paper's concerned, he's the worst offender en cuanto a desperdiciar papel, él es más culpable que nadie
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    • Offenders often fail to realize the severity of their crimes, and an antagonistic prison environment can exacerbate feelings of being wrongly accused and hamper treatment.
    • State budget deficits are often amplified by costs associated with prisons bulging with nonviolent drug offenders.
    • In the past two decades, the federal prison population has doubled, mostly due to drug offenders.

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