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criminal lawnoun [U]

uk   /ˌkrɪm.ɪ.nəl ˈlɔː/  us   /ˌkrɪm.ɪ.nəl ˈlɑː/
the ​part of the ​legalsystem that ​relates to ​punishingpeople who ​break the ​law
(Definition of criminal law from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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criminal lawnoun [U]

uk   us   LAW
the ​part of the ​legalsystem which ​relates to punishing ​people who have ​committed a ​criminalact: Investigation of ​breaches of the ​criminallaw is generally the ​responsibility of the ​police.
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criminal lawyer
noun [C]
If you need ​advice on a ​criminallawissue, you can ​find a ​criminallawyer by using our ​website.
(Definition of criminal law from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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