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criminal

adjective
 
 
/ˈkrɪmɪnəl/
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).Crime - general wordsLegal and illegal
BAD informal very bad or morally wrong
безобразный, недопустимый
It's criminal that people are having to wait so long for hospital treatment.Morally wrong and evilDishonest
criminally adverb
преступно, безобразно
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