crim´i|na´tion

crim´i|na´tion
crim|i|nate «KRIHM uh nayt», transitive verb, -nat|ed, -nat|ing.
1. to accuse of a crime.
2. to furnish evidence of the guilt of; incriminate.
3. to censure as criminal; condemn.
[< Latin crīminārī (with English -ate1) < crīmen, -inis; see etym. under crime (Cf.crime)]
crim´i|na´tion, noun.
crim´i|na|tor, noun.

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  • an|ti|dis|crim|i|na|tion — «AN tee dihs KRIHM uh NAY shuhn», adjective. opposed to discrimination, especially on the basis of race or religion, in education, housing, employment, or recreation: »antidiscrimination legislation …   Useful english dictionary

  • dis|crim|i|na|tion|al — «dihs KRIHM uh NAY shuh nuhl», adjective. of or having to do with discrimination, especially racial discrimination …   Useful english dictionary

  • dis|crim|i|na|tion — «dihs KRIHM uh NAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act of making or recognizing differences and distinctions: »Do not buy clothes without discrimination. Discrimination between fact and theory is sometimes difficult to make. SYNONYM(S): discernment, insight …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|dis|crim|i|na|tion — «IHN dihs KRIHM uh NAY shuhn», noun. lack of discrimination …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|crim|i|na|tion — «rih KRIHM uh NAY shuhn», noun. the act of accusing in return; counter accusation: »The quarreling children were full of recrimination …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-in|crim|i|na|tion — «SEHLF ihn KRIHM uh NAY shuhn», noun. the incriminating of oneself through one s own testimony: »He pleaded his privilege against self incrimination under the fifth amendment of the Constitution (Wall Streeournal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-re|crim|i|na|tion — «SEHLF rih KRIHM uh NAY shuhn», noun. self accusation; self reproach: »She mixed self recrimination with self justification until it was enough to make a man s head swim (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • crim´i|na|tor — crim|i|nate «KRIHM uh nayt», transitive verb, nat|ed, nat|ing. 1. to accuse of a crime. 2. to furnish evidence of the guilt of; incriminate. 3. to censure as criminal; condemn …   Useful english dictionary

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