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English definition of “criminal”
› involving or having the character of a crime: She may face criminal charges for lying to a grand jury. He had an extensive criminal record (= an official record of having committed many crimes). The way she blames other people for her own mistakes is criminal (= wrong). criminally
/ˈkrɪm·ə·nəl·i/ adv [not gradable] › Parents can be held criminally responsible for their children’s actions.