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Only one was convicted and he is appealing. The Sun (2016)He denied conspiracy to murder but was convicted after cops linked phone records. The Sun (2009)Two other convicts were in court as witnesses. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One denied his offences and was convicted after trial. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The plaintiff was convicted of the crime. Christianity Today (2000)He was convicted and sentenced to death. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Both men had been convicted of drug trafficking. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The police said there was not enough evidence to convict. The Sun (2015)Wall was also convicted of conspiracy to rob. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They could face up to five years in prison if convicted. The Sun (2010)Are all convicted criminals allowed out for funerals? The Sun (2014)The convicted drug dealer got two further months after earlier admitting possessing ecstasy. The Sun (2014)If convicted under civilian law he will face death by lethal injection. The Sun (2009)Only one has been convicted and is likely to appeal. The Sun (2014)Both men were convicted of murder last week. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But what hard evidence could we produce to put him in court and convict him? The Sun (2008)He has not been convicted of an offence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Canada bans anyone convicted of a crime that is also an offence there. The Sun (2013)He denied the charges but was convicted and faces sentence next month. The Sun (2011)Athletics is in a messy place if some of its biggest stars are convicted drugs cheats. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As more offenders are convicted, more people will be sent to prison. The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)
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British English: convict /kənˈvɪkt/ VERB
If someone is convicted of a crime, they are found guilty of it in a law court.
He was convicted of the crime.
- American English: convict
- Arabic: يُدينُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: condenar
- Chinese: 判罪
- Croatian: osuđen
- Czech: usvědčit uznat vinným
- Danish: dømme
- Dutch: veroordelen
- European Spanish: condenar
- Finnish: tuomita rikoksesta
- French: condamner
- German: verurteilen
- Greek: καταδικάζω
- Italian: condannare
- Japanese: 有罪と決定する
- Korean: 유죄를 입증하다
- Norwegian: domfelle
- Polish: skazać
- European Portuguese: condenar
- Romanian: a condamna
- Russian: осудить
- Spanish: condenar
- Swedish: döma
- Thai: พิสูจน์ว่ามีความผิด
- Turkish: hükümlü
- Ukrainian: визнавати винним
- Vietnamese: kết án
British English: convict NOUN
A convict is someone who is in prison.
...his tale of two escaped convicts who get mistaken for priests.
Definition of convict from the Collins English Dictionary
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