Complete Definition of "convict"

English

Etymology
From AF. convicter, from L. convinctus (past participle of convincere).

Pronunciation 1
AHD: kən'vĭkt
IPA: /kənˈvɪkt/
SAMPA: /<tt>"[email protected]</tt>/
audio|en-us-convict-verb.ogg|Audio (US), verb
rhymes|ɪkt

Verb
rfc-level|Verb at L4+ not in L3 POS section
en-verb

  1. transitive To find guilty of a crime as a result of legal proceedings.

Derived terms
conviction

Translations
trans-top|to find guilty
Czech: odsoudit
Finnish: tuomita
Hebrew: להרשיע (leharshya)
trans-mid
Polish: skazywać impf, skazać pf
Russian: осуждать (osuždát') impf, осудить (osudít') pf
Portuguese: provar a culpa, condenar
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Pronunciation 2
AHD: kŏn'vĭkt
IPA: /ˈkɒnvɪkt/ (RP); /ˈkɑnvɪkt/ (US)
SAMPA: /<tt>"kQnvIkt</tt> (RP); /<tt>"kAnvIkt</tt>/ (US)
audio|en-us-convict-noun.ogg|Audio (US), noun

Noun
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en-noun

  1. A person convicted of a crime by a judicial body.
  2. A person transported to a penal colony.

Synonyms
i-c|person convicted of crime assigned servant, con, government man, public servant

Translations
trans-top|person convicted of a crime
Czech: odsouzený m
Finnish: tuomittu, vanki, rangaistusvanki
trans-mid
Polish: skazaniec m
Russian: осуждённый (osužd'ónnyj) m
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trans-top|person transported to a penal colony
Finnish: vanki
trans-mid
Russian: осуждённый (osužd'ónnyj) m, заключённый (zakl'učónnyj) m, з/к m abbr., зэк (zek) m slang, каторжник (kátoržnik) m
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|French: bagnard

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