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Meaning of "petty criminal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PETTY CRIMINAL

petty criminal  [ˈpɛtɪ ˈkrɪmɪnəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PETTY CRIMINAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Petty criminal 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 PETTY CRIMINAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

petty criminal

Misdemeanor

A misdemeanor is any "lesser" criminal act in some common law legal systems. Misdemeanors are generally punished less severely than felonies, but theoretically more so than administrative infractions and regulatory offences. Many misdemeanors are punished with monetary fines.

Definition of petty criminal in the English dictionary

The definition of petty criminal in the dictionary is someone who commits petty crime or a petty crime.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PETTY CRIMINAL


abdominal
æbˈdɒmɪnəl
binominal
baɪˈnɒmɪnəl
criminal
ˈkrɪmɪnəl
cybercriminal
saɪbərˈkrɪmɪnəl
germinal
ˈdʒɜːmɪnəl
liminal
ˈlɪmɪnəl
luminal
ˈluːmɪnəl
nominal
ˈnɒmɪnəl
noncriminal
ˌnɒnˈkrɪmɪnəl
phenomenal
fɪˈnɒmɪnəl
pronominal
prəʊˈnɒmɪnəl
regiminal
rɪˈdʒɪmɪnəl
ruminal
ˈruːmɪnəl
seminal
ˈsɛmɪnəl
subliminal
sʌbˈlɪmɪnəl
supercriminal
ˈsuːpərˌkrɪmɪnəl
supraliminal
ˌsuːprəˈlɪmɪnəl
terminal
ˈtɜːmɪnəl
trigeminal
traɪˈdʒɛmɪnəl
Viminal
ˈvɪmɪnəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PETTY CRIMINAL

petting
petting zoo
pettish
pettishly
pettishness
pettitoes
pettle
petto
petty
petty bourgeois
petty bourgeoisie
petty cash
petty crime
petty expenses
petty juror
petty jury
petty larceny
petty officer
petty official
petty sessions

WORDS THAT END LIKE PETTY CRIMINAL

adnominal
air terminal
career criminal
computer terminal
container terminal
dumb terminal
ferry terminal
final
foraminal
freight terminal
geminal
intelligent terminal
multiterminal
nonterminal
oil terminal
point-of-sale terminal
prenominal
staminal
subterminal
visual display terminal
war criminal

Synonyms and antonyms of petty criminal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «petty criminal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PETTY CRIMINAL

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

Translator English - Chinese

轻罪犯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

delincuente de poca monta
570 millions of speakers

English

petty criminal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

छोटे अपराधी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مجرم تافه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мелкий преступник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pequeno criminoso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্ষুদ্র অপরাধী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

petit malfaiteur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penjenayah kecil
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kleinkrimineller
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ささいな犯罪者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사소한 범죄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pidana cilik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tội phạm nhỏ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குட்டி குற்றம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्षुद्र गुन्हेगार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Küçük suçlu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

piccolo criminale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

drobny przestępca
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дрібний злочинець
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mic penal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απατεωνίσκο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

petty kriminele
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

småtjuv
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

smålig kriminelle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of petty criminal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PETTY CRIMINAL»

The term «petty criminal» is regularly used and occupies the 65.988 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PETTY CRIMINAL» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PETTY CRIMINAL»

Discover the use of petty criminal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to petty criminal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage
... offenses' to 'crimes,' and made in the light of the popular understanding of the meaning of the word 'crimes,' ... it is obvious that the intent was to exclude from the constitutional requirement of a jury the trial of petty criminal offenses." Schick v.
Bryan A. Garner, 2001
2
The Adolescent Criminal: An Examination of Today's Juvenile ...
These adolescents engage indiscriminately in prostitution, drug dealing, panhandling, and petty criminal activity. They sell their sexual favors habitually as a way of making money, viewing prostitution as just one aspect of "hustling" — as the ...
Ronald B. Flowers, 1990
3
The Transformation of Criminal Justice, Philadelphia, 1800-1880
For example, in an 1836 charge to a mayor's court grand jury. Recorder Bouvier made extensive remarks about petty criminal cases. Although he recognized that assault and battery cases sometimes operated as a "valve" that The Weakness ...
Allen Steinberg, 1989
4
The American Dictionary of Criminal Justice: Key Terms and ...
In the ensuing melee that became the Stonewall riots, four police officers were seriously injured and 13 patrons were arrested. "stooper" A petty criminal who earns his or her living by retrieving winning tickets that are accidentally discarded by ...
Dean J. Champion, 2005
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Reports from Commissioners: Criminal Law Volume XX
... is fur- n ishcd to all their fiscals) bearing that he is not to take up any cases of petty criminal delinquency, unless the party aggrieved and complaining pays, or finds surety to pay, the whole expenses, so as to relieve the rogue-money funds.
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Federal Criminal Law Doctrines: The Forgotten Influence of ...
Georgia, 435 U.S. 223 (1978) (five-person jury for non- petty criminal cases violates the Sixth Amendment). 55 441 U.S. at 138 ("We are buttressed in this view by the current jury practices of the several states. It appears that of those states that ...
Kenneth M. Murchison, 1994
7
Reinforcing Criminal Justice in Border Districts
If the goods smuggled are worth 15,000 Levs and the case represents a petty criminal offence, the offender would face an administrative penalty under the Criminal Code and get away with a fine of up to 1,000 Levs. By contrast, if the goods ...
Maria Yordanova, Dimitar Markov, 2007
8
Father of the Comic Strip: Rodolphe Töpffer
The thief or petty criminal shadows the respectable citizen as a sinister alter ego. The thief-cop-respectable citizen thus involves a network of profound petty- bourgeois fears: that of losing property and discovering that the state is unable to  ...
David Kunzle, 2010
9
Criminal Law, Tradition and Legal Order: Crime and the ...
A more active role in petty criminal business seems to have developed later. See Vogler 1991, chs. 2 and 4 on the later development of the English magistracy. 4° Erskine 1871 I, iv, 13, pp. 95-6. it was held that criminal process before an ...
Lindsay Farmer, 2005
10
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: Global and Local ...
The punishments imposed by the district magistrates in petty criminal cases “ could not exceed beating or public humiliation in severity; magistrates were authorized to pass judgment only on relatively minor infractions such as attempted ...
Shahid M. Shahidullah, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PETTY CRIMINAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term petty criminal is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Two Oakland Activists Accused of Freeing Animals are Charged as …
... 28, were charged under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, a 2006 law that reclassified a wide range of petty criminal activity as “terrorism” ... «Bay Area Indymedia, Jul 15»
2
Fantasia 2015 Review: CASH ONLY, Both Sharp And Vulnerable
Elvis does bad things, really bad things, and not just petty criminal scams, lies and eventually murder, but also sloughs his daughter on one of ... «TwitchFilm, Jul 15»
3
4 books to read this summer
The novel introduces Josephine, a petty criminal, who tries her luck as a private detective in 1950 in New York. I'm already looking forward to ... «Deutsche Welle, Jul 15»
4
Juvenile crime on rise, 50 cases every month
She said we have found that most juveniles, who have to face family neglect, form alternate peer families and get involved in petty criminal ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
5
Crime creeping into Savin Hill, and residents feel ignored
... have been complaining about people upsetting the neighborhood with behavior that veered from the boorishly petty to the petty criminal. «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
6
Wyckoff ex-con, 22, just released from prison arrested by …
Chaupiz had a petty criminal history that came to a head when he was charged with masterminding a July 2012 robbery and attack on his ... «Cliffviewpilot.com, Jul 15»
7
'Ant-Man' is smaller but still not fun size
He has an ethnically diverse group of petty criminal friends: Tip “T.I.” Harris, David Dastmalchian and Michael Pena, the only actor rightly ... «Centennial Citizen, Jul 15»
8
Bail reaches $70000 for accused 'big-nosed burglar' in Saddle …
McKay — whose petty criminal history stretches back two decades — ran up the hill to the railroad tracks into Fair Lawn and was grabbed a ... «Cliffviewpilot.com, Jul 15»
9
'It happened so fast'
Stafford, a petty criminal also known as Timothy Johnson, was listed as being homeless at the time of his arrest, pleaded guilty to first-degree ... «Daily Local News, Jul 15»
10
El Chapo's escape a lesson
El Chapo Guzmán is no petty criminal. He leads one of the world's most successful and murderous criminal enterprises. The Sinaloa Cartel is a ... «Albuquerque Journal, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Petty criminal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/petty-criminal>. Dec 2019 ».
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