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At one point, I actually, ironically, thought I might go into criminology and work with the FBI.
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Meaning of "criminology" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRIMINOLOGY

From Latin crimin-crime, -logy.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRIMINOLOGY

criminology  [ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRIMINOLOGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Criminology 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 CRIMINOLOGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

criminology

Criminology

Criminology is the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, control, consequences, and prevention of criminal behavior, both on the individual and social levels. Criminology is an interdisciplinary field in the behavioral sciences, drawing especially upon the research of sociologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, social anthropologists, as well as scholars of law. The term criminology was coined in 1885 by Italian law professor Raffaele Garofalo as criminologia. Later, French anthropologist Paul Topinard used the analogous French term criminologie....

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRIMINOLOGY


biotechnology
ˌbaɪəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ
chronology
krəˈnɒlədʒɪ
dendrochronology
ˌdɛndrəʊkrəˈnɒlədʒɪ
endocrinology
ˌɛndəʊkraɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
enology
iːˈnɒlədʒɪ
ethnology
ɛθˈnɒlədʒɪ
geochronology
ˌdʒiːəʊkrəˈnɒlədʒɪ
high-technology
ˌhaɪtekˈnɒlədʒɪ
immunology
ˌɪmjʊˈnɒlədʒɪ
nanotechnology
ˌnænəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ
neuroendocrinology
ˌnjʊərəʊˌɛndəʊkrɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
oceanology
ˌəʊʃəˈnɒlədʒɪ
palynology
ˌpælɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
phenomenology
fɪˌnɒmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
phonology
fəˈnɒlədʒɪ
phrenology
frɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
rhinology
raɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
technology
tɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ
terminology
ˌtɜːmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
volcanology
ˌvɒlkəˈnɒlədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRIMINOLOGY

criminalities
criminality
criminalization
criminalize
criminally
criminally insane
criminate
crimination
criminative
criminator
criminatory
crimine
criminogenic
criminologic
criminological
criminologically
criminologist
criminous
criminousness
criminy

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRIMINOLOGY

anthology
anthropology
archaeology
astrology
biology
ecology
genealogy
geology
information technology
methodology
microbiology
mythology
neurology
oncology
pathology
pharmacology
physiology
psychology
radiology
sociology
theology

Synonyms and antonyms of criminology in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «criminology» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRIMINOLOGY

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

Translator English - Chinese

犯罪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

criminología
570 millions of speakers

English

criminology
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अपराध
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

علم الجريمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

криминология
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

criminologia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অপরাধতত্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

criminologie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kriminologi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kriminologie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

犯罪学
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

범죄학
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kriminologi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tội phạm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குற்றவியல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गुन्हेगाराचा अभ्यास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kriminoloji
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

criminologia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kryminologia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кримінологія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

criminologie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εγκληματολογία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kriminologie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kriminologi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kriminologi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of criminology

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIMINOLOGY»

The term «criminology» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.128 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIMINOLOGY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about criminology

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2 QUOTES WITH «CRIMINOLOGY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word criminology.
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Monica Lewinsky
At one point, I actually, ironically, thought I might go into criminology and work with the FBI.
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Jeremy Renner
The most experience I had in the criminology field is playing a thug as an actor. That was my first paid job. The police academy at the college was paying people to reenact the calls that potential cops would get. So I got to play thugs and people who were unruly.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRIMINOLOGY»

Discover the use of criminology in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to criminology and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Criminology
This second edition includes: a complete update of the text, including more cross referencing and links to further reading, both in print and online; a new chapter on green criminology; coverage of all major areas of criminology and ...
Tim Newburn, 2013
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Criminology
Renowned for its unbiased presentation of theories, issues, and controversies, this edition presents cutting-edge, seminal research, as well as up-to-the-minute policy and newsworthy examples.
Larry Siegel, 2011
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Criminology: The Basics
Providing an international and comparative introduction to the discipline, this informative book is an accessible guide to the theoretical and practical approaches to the phenomena of crime.
Sandra Walklate, 2006
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Principles of Criminology
This classic has been the most authoritative text in the field since 1924. The thoroughly revised Eleventh Edition continues to provide a sound, sophisticated, sociological treatment of the principal issues in criminology.
Edwin Hardin Sutherland, Donald Ray Cressey, David F. Luckenbill, 1992
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Criminology: An Integrated Approach
Barak provides the first integrated analysis of crime, criminal justice, and criminology through a global lens, revealing the importance of a global perspective for the study of crime and justice in the 21st century.
Gregg Barak, 2009
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The Oxford Handbook of Criminology
With contributions from leading academics, The Oxford Handbook of Criminology provides an authoritative collection of chapters covering the topics studied on criminology courses.
Rod Morgan, Mike Maguire, Robert Reiner, 2012
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Textbook on Criminology
This text offers an engaging and wide-ranging account of crime and criminology.
Katherine S. Williams, 2012
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Criminology: Theory, Research, and Policy
A captivating art program, learning design format, and numerous case studies draw students into the text and make them eager to learn more about the fascinating world of microbiology.
Gennaro Vito, Jeffrey Maahs, 2011
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Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context
The authors explore the crime problem, its context, and causes of crime. The organization of the text reflects the fact that the etiology of crime must be at the heart of criminology.
Stephen E. Brown, Finn-Aage Esbensen, 2012
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Criminology
Criminology is a broad-ranging and stimulating introduction that is ideal for undergraduates approaching the subject for the first time.
Chris Hale, Keith Hayward, Azrini Wahidin, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRIMINOLOGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term criminology is used in the context of the following news items.
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Why street art is controversial
Few are as well placed to discuss the matter as Professor Alison Young, the recently named Francine V. McNiff Chair in Criminology. She is the ... «The Age, Jul 15»
2
The 3 biggest myths about the death penalty, debunked
Yet a 2009 study published in the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminologyrevealed that 88 percent of the country's top criminologists don't ... «Salon, Jul 15»
3
Forklift truck driver John Pierre Madigan honoured with Adult …
John then studied for two Masters Degrees in Education and in Social Policy and Criminology. In 2007 John returned to the OU as an Associate ... «Huddersfield Examiner, Jul 15»
4
ACLU critical of how SWAT teams are used
Such deployments are becoming more standard, said Thomas Nolan, a former Boston police officer who is now a criminology professor at ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
5
Tanner High SRO promoted to detective
She went to Auburn with plans of becoming a first-grade teacher, but after taking a freshman criminology course, she changed her major. «The Decatur Daily, Jul 15»
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Vast majority of elected prosecutors in US are white, report finds
Thomas Nolan, an associate professor of criminology at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass., and a 27-year veteran of the Boston ... «Yahoo News UK, Jul 15»
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Let's retire the term 'black on black' crime, focus instead on gang …
A basic grade-school understanding of criminology would collectively inform all of us that most crimes are intraracial (committed against people ... «The Grio, Jul 15»
8
Clean up or else
Nobody needs a degree in sociology, criminology, psychology, human geography or community planning to see why. Too much of the park is a ... «Prince George Citizen, Jul 15»
9
Soukup new Oakhurst Community College director
... will be adding a Certificate in Hospitality, will expand the Natural Resource course offerings, and bring back the degree in Criminology. «Sierra Star, Jul 15»
10
Deadly shootings by police show sharp increase in Oklahoma
"I pay absolutely no mind to the (national) data, because I know it's so bad that it's worthless," said David Klinger, a professor of criminology at ... «CT Post, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Criminology [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/criminology>. Jul 2019 ».
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