Offender

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Offender Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a person who transgresses moral or civil law

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  • a person who transgresses moral or civil law

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Offender'


  • Young offender: young offender is a young person who has been convicted or cautioned for a criminal offense. Criminal justice systems often deal with young offenders differently
  • Her Majesty's Young Offender Institution: Her Majesty's Young Offender Institution (or HMYOI) is a type of British prison intended for offenders aged between 18 and 20, although some prisons (particularly
  • Repeat Offender: Repeat Offender may refer to: Repeat Offender (Richard Marx album), 1989 Repeat Offender (Peter Elkas album), 2011 repeat offender, the concept in criminology
  • X Offender: "X Offender" is the debut song by American band Blondie. Written by Gary Valentine and Debbie Harry for the band's self-titled debut album, Blondie, the
  • Dangerous offender: England and Wales, certain convicted persons may be designated as dangerous offenders and subject to a longer, or indefinite, term of preventive detention in
  • Sex offender: novel, see The Sex Offender: A Novel. For the Polkadot Cadaver album, see Sex Offender (album). A sex offender (sexual offender, sex abuser, or sexual
  • Offender profiling: Offender profiling, also known as criminal profiling, is a behavioral and investigative tool that is intended to help investigators to accurately predict

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'Offender' example sentence in quotations


* It is the contention of this observer that few homicides due to shooting could be avoided merely if a firearm were not immediately present, and that the offender would select some other weapon to achieve the same destructive goal. - Marvin E. Wolfgang


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Offender Sample Sentences in News


  • Police: Homeless sex offender went caroling
    A sex offender from Florida is facing a new charge after he allegedly exposed himself to a Christmas caroler on Sunday. Read more on this news related to 'Offender'
  • Registered sex offender in Algiers arrested again on child molestation allegations
    An Algiers man, who is a registered sex offender, was recently taken into custody on accusations that he molested a young child, among other sex crimes. Read more on this news related to 'Offender'
  • Sex offender wanted for failing to register
    Richland County Sheriff’s department is looking for a convicted sex offender who is wanted for failing to register as a sex offender for the second time. Click to Continue » Read more on this news related to 'Offender'

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