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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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