convict

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb
  • (US) IPA: /kənˈvɪkt/
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Noun
  • (UK) IPA: /ˈkɒnvɪkt/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈkɑnvɪkt/
  • (file)

Verb[change]

Plain form
convict

Third-person singular
convicts

Past tense
convicted

Past participle
convicted

Present participle
convicting

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If a judge or a jury convicts someone, they officially decide the person is guilty of a crime.
    If he is convicted of all charges, he is facing between eight and 25 years in prison.

Related words[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
convict

Plural
convicts

  1. (countable) A convict is a person who has been found guilty of a crime and received a jail sentence.