Definition of criminal record in English:

criminal record

Syllabification: crim·i·nal re·cord

noun

1A history of being convicted for crime: he admits he has a criminal record
More example sentences
  • This country has no use for the criminals of other nationalities, particularly if they have committed serious crimes or have long criminal records.
  • They end up carrying a criminal record for a crime many argue their partner committed.
  • The cards, containing details of credit history, criminal records and immigration status, are being introduced to combat identity theft and illegal working.
1.1A list of a person’s previous criminal convictions: the court said his criminal record would be expunged at the end of the year
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  • Now Perren, who has a lengthy criminal record including 32 previous convictions for burglary, has been jailed for three years.
  • In that sense, I'd say you need to find someone with a shopping list longer than his criminal record.
  • In a harshly worded verdict, the court rejected Juppe's request to keep any conviction off his criminal record so he could remain in office.

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