first offender

  • 1 first offender — n: one convicted of an offense for the first time Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. first offender …

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  • 2 first offender — first offenders N COUNT A first offender is a person who has been found guilty of a crime for the first time …

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  • 3 first offender — n. a person convicted for the first time of an offense against the law …

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  • 4 first offender — noun someone convicted for the first time • Hypernyms: ↑convict * * * noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] law : a person who is convicted for the first time of committing a crime Because he was a first offender, he was put on probation rather than sentenced… …

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  • 5 first offender — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms first offender : singular first offender plural first offenders legal someone who has committed their first crime …

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  • 6 first offender — first of fender n someone who is guilty of breaking the law for the first time …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 first offender — first of fender noun count someone who has committed their first crime …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 first offender — first′ offend′er n. law a person convicted of an offense for the first time …

    From formal English to slang

  • 9 first offender — noun Date: 1849 one convicted of an offense for the first time …

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  • 10 first offender — a person convicted of an offense of law for the first time. [1840 50] * * * …

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  • 11 first offender — person who has committed a crime for the first time …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 first offender — noun a person who is convicted of a criminal offence for the first time …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 first offender — noun (C) someone who is guilty of breaking the law for the first time …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 first offender — /fɜst əˈfɛndə/ (say ferst uh fenduh) noun a person convicted of an offence in law for the first time …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 first offender — One who has never before been convicted of a crime and, hence, one generally given special consideration in the disposition of his case. For example, first offenders of less serious crimes often receive suspended sentences or are placed on… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 Offender profiling — Offender profiling, also known as criminal profiling, is a behavioral and investigative tool that is intended to help investigators to profile unknown criminal subjects or offenders. Offender profiling is also known as criminal profiling,… …

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  • 17 offender — of·fend·er /ə fen dər/ n: one that commits an offense a repeat offender Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. offender …

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  • 18 offender — of|fend|er [əˈfendə US ər] n 1.) someone who is guilty of a crime ▪ Community punishment is used for less serious offenders. ▪ At 16, Scott was already a persistent offender (=someone who has been caught several times for committing crimes) .… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 offender — noun 1 person who commits a crime ADJECTIVE ▪ alleged ▪ convicted ▪ first, first time ▪ As a first offender, he received a lenient sentence. ▪ …

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  • 20 offender — n. a chronic; first offender * * * [ə fendə] first offender a chronic …

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