recidivist Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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recidivistnoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪˈsɪd.ɪ.vɪst/ specialized
a ​criminal who ​continues to ​commit crimes ​even after they have been ​punished
recidivism
noun [U] uk   us   /-vɪ.zəm/
(Definition of recidivist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “recidivist”
in Chinese (Simplified) 累犯, 惯犯…
in Chinese (Traditional) 累犯, 慣犯…
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