Translation of "criminal" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk /ˈkrɪm.ɪ.nəl/ us /ˈkrɪm.ə.nəl/

B1 someone who commits a crime

a dangerous/violent criminal 危險的/殘暴的罪犯
adjective [ before noun ] uk /ˈkrɪm.ɪ.nəl/ us /ˈkrɪm.ə.nəl/

B2 relating to crime

criminal activity 犯罪活動
a criminal act/offence 犯罪行爲/刑事犯罪
criminal behaviour 犯罪行爲
a criminal investigation 刑事調查

very bad or morally wrong

It's criminal to charge so much for a book. 一本書要這麽高的價錢,真是太不應該了。
The way we waste this planet's resources is criminal. 我們這樣浪費地球的資源簡直就是犯罪。
criminality noun [ U ] uk /ˌkrɪm.ɪˈnæl.ə.ti/ us /ˌkrɪm.əˈnæl.ə.t̬i/
criminally adverb uk /ˈkrɪm.ɪ.nəl.i/ us /ˈkrɪm.ə.nəl.i/

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