Translation of offender in Spanish:
- infractor, (masculine, feminine); (criminal) delincuente (masculine and feminine) as he was a first offender como era su primera infracción/su primer delito, como no tenía antecedentes penales previous offender reincidente (masculine and feminine) as far as wasting paper's concerned, he's the worst offender en cuanto a desperdiciar papel, él es más culpable que nadieExample sentences
- 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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