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
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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.
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.
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A FORMER prison governor has been hailed the most popular media expert in his field after becoming a leading criminologist in Birmingham.
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