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English definition of “crime-ridden”

crime-ridden

adjective     /ˈkraɪm.rɪ.dən/
used for describing an area where there is a lot of crime : our crime-ridden streets
(Definition of crime-ridden adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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