Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who studies crimes with reference to their origin, propagation, prevention, punishment, etc.

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  • noun A person who is skilled in, or practices criminology

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  • noun a specialist in criminology

Etymologies

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From criminology +‎ -ist

Examples

  • He became well known as a criminologist and also as an advocate of laws for the safeguarding of the public health and against adulteration of food.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • He returned to the library, where he lost himself in the rare old volumes of Grimsby's life collection: the criminologist was a booklover and the hours drifted by as in a happy playtime, until the butler came to tell him the time.

    The Voice on the Wire

  • CBI has also contested a letter written by a so-called criminologist on the issue as malafide and gave a para-wise rebuttal of charges levelled against the forensic doctors who had conducted the post-mortem as well as DNA examination.

    HindustanTimes.com - Top HomePage-TopStories News Headlines

  • CBI has also contested a letter written by a so-called criminologist on the issue as malafide and gave a para-wise rebuttal of charges levelled against the forensic doctors who had conducted the post-mortem as well as DNA examination.

    HindustanTimes.com - Top HomePage-TopStories News Headlines

  • CBI, which will contest the so-called criminologist's letter as malafide, has also prepared a detailed medical examination of the hymen of Aasiya along with documents and microscopic slides to support its claim that she was never raped or sexually assaulted.

    The Times of India

  • CBI has also contested a letter written by a so-called criminologist on the issue as malafide and gave a para-wise rebuttal of charges levelled against the forensic doctors who had conducted the post-mortem as well as DNA examination.

    HindustanTimes.com - Top HomePage-TopStories News Headlines

  • CBI has also contested a letter written by a so-called criminologist on the issue as malafide and gave a para-wise rebuttal of charges levelled against the forensic doctors who had conducted the post-mortem as well as DNA examination.

    HindustanTimes.com - Top HomePage-TopStories News Headlines

  • CBI, which will contest the so-called criminologist's letter as malafide, has also prepared a detailed medical examination of the hymen of Aasiya along with documents and microscopic slides to support its claim that she was never raped or sexually assaulted.

    The Times of India

  • Now, Charles Jaco is going to interview the "criminologist" for Monday's show.

    Gateway Pundit

  • "computer user's license" or an "internet user's license," but it seems such things have returned, with the recent call for just such a "license to compute" by a "criminologist" in Australia

    Techdirt

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