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Meaning of “criminal” - Learner’s Dictionary

criminal

adjective     /ˈkrɪmɪnəl/
ABOUT CRIME [always before noun]
B2 relating to crime: 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: It's criminal that people are having to wait so long for hospital treatment.Morally wrong and evilDishonest
criminally adverb
(Definition of criminal adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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