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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.

criminology

(ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Law) the scientific study of crime, criminal behaviour, law enforcement, etc. See also penology
[C19: from Latin crimin- crime, -logy]
criminological, ˌcriminoˈlogic adj
ˌcriminoˈlogically adv
ˌcrimiˈnologist n

crim•i•nol•o•gy

(ˌkrɪm əˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the sociological study of crime and criminals.
[1855–60; < Latin crīmin-, s. of crīmen (see crime) + -o- + -logy]
crim`i•no•log′i•cal (-nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
crim`i•no•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
crim`i•nol′o•gist, n.

criminology

the scientific study of crime and criminals. — criminologist, n. — criminologic, criminological, adj.
See also: Crime

criminology

The study of crime and the behavior of criminals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.criminology - the scientific study of crime and criminal behavior and law enforcement
sociology - the study and classification of human societies
penology, poenology - the branch of criminology concerned with prison management and prisoner rehabilitation
Translations
kriminologiarikosoppi
kriminologija

criminology

[ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ] Ncriminología f

criminology

[ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒi] ncriminologie f

criminology

nKriminologie f

criminology

[ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ] ncriminologia
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