Translation of "criminal" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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criminalnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkrɪm.ɪ.nəl/ us /ˈkrɪm.ə.nəl/

B1 someone who commits a crime

a dangerous/violent criminal 危险的/残暴的罪犯

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criminaladjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈkrɪm.ɪ.nəl/ us /ˈkrɪm.ə.nəl/

B2 relating to crime

criminal activity 犯罪活动
a criminal act/offence 犯罪行为/刑事犯罪
criminal behaviour 犯罪行为
a criminal investigation 刑事调查

very bad or morally wrong

It's criminal to charge so much for a book. 一本书要这么高的价钱,真是太不应该了。
The way we waste this planet's resources is criminal. 我们这样浪费地球的资源简直就是犯罪。

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(Translation of “criminal” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)