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"offender" in British English

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offendernoun [C]

uk   /əˈfen.dər/ us   /əˈfen.dɚ/
B2 a person who is guilty of a crime: first-time offenders sex offenders young offenders

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"offender" in American English

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offendernoun [C]

us   /əˈfen·dər/
a person who is guilty of a crime: Because he is a first-time offender, he is unlikely to receive jail time.
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"offender" in Business English

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offendernoun [C]

uk   /əˈfendər/ us  
LAW a person who is guilty of a crime: first-time/repeat/habitual offender A first-time offender might expect probation rather than a jail sentence. convicted/alleged offenders young/juvenile offenders sex/drug offenders
someone or something that does something wrong: Concerning damage to the environment, holiday resorts tend to be the worst offenders.
(Definition of offender from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “offender”
in Arabic مُذنِب…
in Korean 범죄자…
in Portuguese delinquente, infrator, -ora…
in Catalan delinqüent, infractor, -a…
in Japanese 違反者, 犯罪者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 罪犯, 有罪者,犯法的人…
in Turkish suçlu, suç işleyen kimse…
in Russian преступник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 罪犯, 有罪者,犯法的人…
in Italian trasgressore…
in Polish przestęp-ca/czyni…
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“offender” in Business English

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