Definition of 'criminality'
Example sentences containing 'criminality'
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This was organised criminality, a high street business making money at the cost of human suffering. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Those who smuggle tobacco products are often involved in other forms of serious criminality. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is all the more so where the investigation involves the suspicion of serious criminality. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are very dangerous people who are involved in serious criminality. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Freemasons have been banned from being employed on the biggest criminal investigation into alleged police criminality. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is by a dogged insistence on the common criminality of violence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The middle classes want an end to the corruption and criminality that pass for government in Russia. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It must provide an answer to the lack of policing, and the rampant criminality and corruption. Times, Sunday Times (2006)On one hand, it provides a platform for mindless thuggery and serious criminality. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But throughout history much serious criminality has involved conspiracy, including conspiracies of an international sort. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He displays the inherent decency of many, but does not shrink from the violence and criminality of others. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It fuels corruption, criminality and the Taliban. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Few speakers excuse the violence or criminality, but many offer fresh context for it, as well as for the punitive sentencing that ensued. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Synonyms of 'criminality'
illegality, crime, corruption, delinquency
Trends of 'criminality'
In Common Usage. criminality is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of criminality from the Collins English Dictionary
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