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Meaning of "crime-fighting" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRIME-FIGHTING

crime-fighting  [kraɪm ˈfaɪtɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRIME-FIGHTING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crime-Fighting is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRIME-FIGHTING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Crime control

Crime control refers to methods taken to reduce crime in a society. Penology often focuses on the use of criminal penalties as a means of deterring people from committing crimes and temporarily or permanently incapacitating those who have already committed crimes from re-offending. Crime prevention is also widely implemented in some countries, through government police and, in many cases, private policing methods such as private security and home defense.

Definition of crime-fighting in the English dictionary

The definition of crime-fighting in the dictionary is the series of measures and actions taken by the forces of the law to combat crime.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRIME-FIGHTING


biting
ˈbaɪtɪŋ
bullfighting
ˈbʊlfaɪtɪŋ
bushfighting
ˈbʊʃfaɪtɪŋ
cockfighting
ˈkɒkˌfaɪtɪŋ
copywriting
ˈkɒpɪˌraɪtɪŋ
exciting
ɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ
fighting
ˈfaɪtɪŋ
firefighting
ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtɪŋ
gunfighting
ˈɡʌnˌfaɪtɪŋ
handwriting
ˈhændˌraɪtɪŋ
infighting
ˈɪnˌfaɪtɪŋ
inviting
ɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ
lighting
ˈlaɪtɪŋ
outfighting
ˈaʊtˌfaɪtɪŋ
prizefighting
ˈpraɪzˌfaɪtɪŋ
sighting
ˈsaɪtɪŋ
songwriting
ˈsɒŋˌraɪtɪŋ
underwriting
ˈʌndəˌraɪtɪŋ
whiting
ˈwaɪtɪŋ
writing
ˈraɪtɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRIME-FIGHTING

crime of passion
crime passionnel
crime prevention
crime prevention officer
crime scene
crime sheet
crime spree
Crime Squad
crime wave
crime writer
crime-buster
Crimea
Crimean
Crimean War
crimeful
crimeless
crimen
crimen injuria
crimes passionnels
crimewave

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRIME-FIGHTING

accounting
cage fighting
crime fighting
direct lighting
extreme fighting
floodlighting
gas lighting
indirect lighting
moonlighting
overhead lighting
self-righting
slighting
street fighting
street lighting
strip lighting
strobe lighting
track lighting
UFO sighting
wall lighting
weighting
yachting

Synonyms and antonyms of crime-fighting in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «crime-fighting» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRIME-FIGHTING

Find out the translation of crime-fighting to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crime-fighting from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crime-fighting» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

打击犯罪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lucha contra el crimen
570 millions of speakers

English

crime-fighting
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अपराध से लड़ने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مكافحة الجريمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

борьбе с преступностью
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

de combate ao crime
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অপরাধ প্রতিহত করার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lutte contre la criminalité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memerangi jenayah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Verbrechensbekämpfung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

犯罪と戦う
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

범죄 대처
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tindak pidana kriminal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chống tội phạm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குற்றத்தை எதிர்க்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गुन्हेगारीविरोधी लढाई
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

suçla mücadele
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lotta al crimine
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Walka z przestępczością
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

боротьбі зі злочинністю
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de combatere a criminalității
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καταπολέμησης του εγκλήματος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

misdaadbekamping
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

brottsbekämpning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kriminalitetsbekjempelse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crime-fighting

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIME-FIGHTING»

The term «crime-fighting» is regularly used and occupies the 88.949 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIME-FIGHTING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «crime-fighting» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «crime-fighting» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crime-fighting

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRIME-FIGHTING»

Discover the use of crime-fighting in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crime-fighting and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Psych's Guide to Crime Fighting for the Totally Unqualified
Now Shawn Spencer, the mastermind from TV's hit show Psych, shows you how to become a fake psychic-and a real detective-using his patented methods of crime-fighting awesomeness.
Shawn Spencer, 2013
2
Crime-fighting Animals
Introduces readers to the many types of jobs for crime-fighting animals such as using their special senses helping to catch criminals, detecting illegal items, and sniffing for clues.
Julie Murray, 2010
3
Psych's Guide to Crime Fighting for the Totally Unqualified
Now Shawn Spencer, the mastermind from TV's hit show Psych, shows you how to become a fake psychic-and a real detective-using his patented methods of crime-fighting awesomeness.
Shawn Spencer, 2013
4
Crime Fighting
Crime Fighting examines advancements in forensic science and crime fighting.
Nathaniel Harris, Britannica Digital Learning, 2012
5
The Encyclopedia of High-tech Crime and Crime-fighting
It has also demonstrated that law enforcement groups are quick to respond and use high-tech tools to defend the public safety. This is more true than ever
Michael Newton, 2003
6
Crime Fighting and Crime Prevention
Presents information on the subject of crime, discussing the causes of crime and crime-prevention techniques, the appropriate punishment for certain crimes, and explains the legal system and different levels of law enforcement.
Michael Newton, 2010
7
Crime Fighting Heroes of Television: Over 10,000 Facts from ...
Superheroes and characters who fight crime by extraordinary means have populated the television airwaves from the beginning.
Vincent Terrace, 2002
8
Challenges and Choices for Crime-Fighting Technology Federal ...
Companion reports: Schwabe, William, Needs and Prospects for Crime-Fighting Technology: The Federal Role in Assisting State and Local Law Enforcement, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 1999.
William Schwabe, Lois M. Davis, Brian A. Jackson, 2001
9
Meet Super Sid, Crime-Fighting Kid
After a new superhero named Super Sid shows up and begins to get all the attention normally reserved for Maximum Boy, Max's jealousy begins to grow, until he is captured by Dr. Zirkon and only Sid and Max's sister Tiffany can save him.
Dan Greenburg, 2002
10
Crime-Fighting Aircraft
Presents first-hand pilot accounts and examines pilot training, aircraft specifications, and specialized equipment used in cases such as the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
Henry M. Holden, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRIME-FIGHTING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crime-fighting is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Tully: Will crime-fighting pastor rock the mayoral race?
I should probably start this column by acknowledging something: I like Charles Harrison. A lot. How can you not like a guy who speaks hard ... «Indianapolis Star, Jul 15»
2
Community Crime-Fighting Volunteers Recognised
Members of Neighbourhood Watch and Rural Watch who give up their own time to help keep North Yorkshire safe have been recognised for ... «104.7 Minster FM, Jul 15»
3
Rescue dog Orla is transformed into crime-fighting, drug-sniffing …
A flea-ridden, underweight rescue dog has started a new life as an Essex Police drug, cash and weapons detection dog. Orla, a three-year-old ... «Maldon and Burnham Standard, Jul 15»
4
Heat on commish! - Public unimpressed with top cop rating of himself
New crime-fighting chief Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams has been accused of overreaching and overrating himself even as Jamaicans ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
5
Georgians to visit New York as part of crime-fighting plan
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A group of Savannah-area prosecutors, police, elected officials and community leaders is planning a trip to New York as part of an ... «WDEF News 12, Jul 15»
6
Wike Pledges Support To Police In Crime-Fighting …Receives New …
Posted by admin on Jul 6th, 2015 and filed under News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently ... «The Tide, Jul 15»
7
The FBI Website at 20: Two Decades of Fighting Crime and Terrorism
Rogge's arrest served as something of a proof of concept for the FBI's use of the Internet as a crime-fighting tool. It has been full steam ahead ... «ScienceBlog.com, Jul 15»
8
Crime-fighting spray credited with ending string of holdups
KNOXVILLE — Barely two months since it was installed, a crime-fighting spray is being credited by authorities with ending a string of holdups at ... «Knoxville News Sentinel, Jul 15»
9
Crime-fighting Operation Fiyela success
“If we can master the art of crime-fighting then I am certain that criminality will be brought to a standstill. “There is absolutely nothing wrong with ... «News24, Jun 15»
10
Mesa police add $3.2M helicopter to crime-fighting tools
Mesa Police Chief John Meza said police helicopters are not always popular but are a worthwhile investment in crime fighting. "Lots of times air ... «azcentral.com, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Crime-Fighting [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crime-fighting-1>. Aug 2019 ».
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