Translation of "criminal" - English-Russian dictionary


adjective uk /ˈkrɪmɪnəl/ us
ABOUT CRIME [ always before noun ]

B2 relating to crime

преступный, уголовный
criminal activity
He has a criminal record (= the police have an official record of his crimes).
BAD informal

very bad or morally wrong

безобразный, недопустимый
It's criminal that people are having to wait so long for hospital treatment.
criminally adverb

преступно, безобразно

(Translation of “criminal adjective” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)