first offender


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first offender

n.
One convicted of a legal offense for the first time.

first offender

n
(Law) a person convicted of any criminal offence for the first time

first′ offend′er


n.
a person convicted of an offense for the first time.
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Noun1.first offender - someone convicted for the first time
convict - a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense
Translations

first offender

n (Law) → incensurato/a
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Even though the accused is a first offender, the offence is serious.
The pensioner, who has been suffering from cancer and depression, was arrested and spent the last six and a half months in custody despite being a first offender.
The first offender, who stayed near to the front door during the incident, is described as around 5ft 6in tall, in his late teens or early 20s and of a slim build.
The first offender is described as being aged 50, about 6ft, of medium build with short, dark hair.
The first offender was about 30, 6ft to 6ft 2in tall of slim build and with short dark hair.
AP) -- The president of Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari, Phillip Barry, has been sentenced to New Mexico's first offender program after being convicted of driving under the influence.
The first offender was black, between 5'8" and 5'10" tall, around 18 to 20 years old and of slim build.
The first offender was aged 17-18 with short hair and olive skin.
Hotaling helped the San Francisco District Attorney's Office create the First Offender Prostitution Program, a unique class for men caught soliciting prostitutes.
New Mexico was the first state to pass a first offender ignition interlock law in 2005 and, currently, approximately 6300 interlock devices are installed annually in that state, substantially more per capita than in any other state.
If a juvenile first offender had to wear one for a while, it might be a better deterrent than visits to prisons or speeches by ex-inmates.