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convict

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From Anglo-Norman convicter, from Latin convictus, the past participle of convincere 'convict'

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convict (third-person singular simple present convicts, present participle convicting, simple past and past participle convicted)

  1. (transitive) To find guilty
    1. as a result of legal proceedings, about of a crime
    2. informally, notably in a moral sense; said about both perpetrator and act.

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convict (plural convicts)

  1. (law) A person convicted of a crime by a judicial body.
  2. A person deported to a penal colony.
  3. A common name for the sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus), owing to its black and stripes.

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  • con (synonym)

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