criminologist


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crim·i·nol·o·gy

 (krĭm′ə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of crime, criminals, criminal behavior, and corrections.

[Italian criminologia : Latin crīmen, crīmin-, accusation; see crime + Latin -logia, -logy.]

crim′i·no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
crim′i·no·log′i·cal·ly adv.
crim′i·nol′o·gist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.criminologist - a specialist in criminology
specialiser, specialist, specializer - an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
Translations
kriminologi

criminologist

[ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒɪst] Ncriminalista mf

criminologist

[ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒɪst] ncriminologue mf, criminologiste mf

criminologist

nKriminologe m, → Kriminologin f

criminologist

[ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒɪst] ncriminologo
References in classic literature ?
THE consulting-rooms of Dr Orion Hood, the eminent criminologist and specialist in certain moral disorders, lay along the sea-front at Scarborough, in a series of very large and well-lighted french windows, which showed the North Sea like one endless outer wall of blue-green marble.
Dr Hood paced the length of his string of apartments, bounded-- as the boys' geographies say--on the east by the North Sea and on the west by the serried ranks of his sociological and criminologist library.
In a few minutes all three were approaching the dreary tail of the MacNabs' street: the girl with the stern and breathless stride of the mountaineer, the criminologist with a lounging grace (which was not without a certain leopard-like swiftness), and the priest at an energetic trot entirely devoid of distinction.
Cuthbert Grayne was perhaps more of a criminologist than either a lawyer or a policeman, but in his more barbarous surroundings he had proved successful in turning himself into a practical combination of all three.
A CRIMINOLOGIST claims to have identified a woman being sought in connection with the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
A criminologist investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann has reportedly identified a person of interest sought by British police.
The latest Lincoln Rhyme mystery novel begins with an argument between the criminologist and his aide, Thom, about the forthcoming marriage of Rhyme and supercop Amelia Sachs.
Now a new ITV drama inspired by a book by Birmingham criminologist Professor David Wilson will tell the tale of Britain's first female serial killer.
With the exception of the effect of guns on suicide, a plurality of criminologists agrees with them, but the differences in the criminologist group are smaller and often not statistically significant.
HE MAY not be a detective, prosecutor, judge or jury, but criminologist Professor David Wilson, after endless poking, prodding and probing, made a pretty good job of getting under his subject's skin (Interview With A Murderer, Channel 4, Sunday).
Petersilia (2008, 336) is another criminologist who has taken part in this kind of applied criminology.
Scandinavian detectives and a leading criminologist from the USA will be among the speakers at the event which is entitled Investigating Child Homicide: An International Symposium.