Definition of 'offender'
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There will always be repeat offenders who try it on and take more than their fair share. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Youth justice campaigners have been pressing for tighter restrictions on identifying young offenders. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Repeat offenders go in and out of the courts and jails at huge cost to taxpayers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Will a judge have the power to override the ban on identifying young offenders? Times, Sunday Times (2016)And the number of repeat offenders who struck last year hit a new record high. The Sun (2016)We see the logic behind withholding the names of very young offenders guilty of lesser crimes. The Sun (2016)The recommendation makes no mention of giving judges any discretion to allow publication of the identity of a young offender. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The drivers will initially be given warnings but repeat offenders or those caught driving dangerously close to a cyclist could be taken to court. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I recently helped to release six young offenders from Bullingdon prison in Oxfordshire. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Young offenders are much more volatile and less cohesive. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)They should be charged with the same crime as the offender. The Sun (2011)But to reduce reoffending we need far more attention paid to what happens when offenders leave prison. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The names of repeat offenders will be passed to the watchdog. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She has visited young offenders in prison to speak to them about the effects of knife crime. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The treatment includes offenders discussing their crimes with staff or in groups. The Sun (2008)After that it became a prison for young offenders. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Repeat offenders will be clobbered with unlimited crown court fines. The Sun (2011)He also visits local schools and young offenders institutes to give advice. The Sun (2016)For the victim it is very healing to discuss the impact of the crime with the offender. The Sun (2012)It is probation officers who recall offenders to prison when they have breached the terms of their licences. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Norfolk is an especially bad offender. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Bad A&L has been one of the worst offenders when it comes to letting savers down. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'offender'
British English: offender NOUN
An offender is a person who has committed a crime.
Some offenders may commit further crimes when they are released.
Definition of offender from the Collins English Dictionary
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