convictverb [ T usually passive ]uk /kənˈvɪkt/ us /kənˈvɪkt/
- It was thought that he'd committed the crime but there wasn't sufficient evidence to convict him.
- She was convicted of murdering her drunken and allegedly violent husband.
- He was convicted of felony.
- An Italian court convicted him in absentia for his terrorist activities.
- If convicted, she could be jailed for five years for living off immoral earnings.
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adjective uk /kənˈvɪk.tɪd/ us /kənˈvɪk.tɪd/
a convicted murderer