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English noun: criminal law

1. criminal law (communication) the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment


Broader (hypernym)legal code


Part holonymRiot Act


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law


Domain category membersbail, bail bond, bond, charge, complaint, condemnation, conviction, crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, insanity plea, judgment of conviction, law-breaking, nolo contendere, non vult, offence, offense, partial verdict, plea bargain, plea bargaining, plea of insanity, principal, sentence









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