Definition of Criminalise

1. Verb. Declare illegal; outlaw. "Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."

Exact synonyms: Criminalize, Illegalise, Illegalize, Outlaw
Generic synonyms: Disallow, Forbid, Interdict, Nix, Prohibit, Proscribe, Veto
Specialized synonyms: Ban, Censor
Derivative terms: Crime, Outlaw, Outlawry
Antonyms: Decriminalise, Decriminalize, Legalize



Definition of Criminalise

1. Verb. (chiefly British) (alternative spelling of criminalize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Criminalise

criminal lawyer
criminal negligence
criminal negligences
criminal offence
criminal offences
criminal possession
criminal procedure
criminal procedures
criminal prosecution
criminal psychologist
criminal psychology
criminal record
criminal records
criminal suit
criminalisation
criminalise (current term)
criminalised
criminalises
criminalising
criminalism
criminalist
criminalistics
criminalists
criminalities
criminality
criminalization
criminalize
criminalized
criminalizes
criminalizing

Literary usage of Criminalise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Financial War on Terrorism: A Guide by Financial Action Task Force (2004)
"The second is the need for legislators to identify, define and criminalise terrorist financial activity; and to set in place fair and effective mechanisms ..."

2. Trust in Government: Ethics Measures in Oecd Countries by Janos Bertsk (2000)
"OECD Member countries have taken collective actions to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials They adopted the Convention on Combating Bribery of ..."

3. Behind the Corporate Veil: Using Corporate Entities for Illicit Purposes by Oecd, OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2001)
"Some jurisdictions have "all crimes" laws that criminalise the laundering of money derived from all serious crimes. 32. 1998 UN Report, p. 60. 33. ..."

4. Fighting Hard-core Cartels: Harm, Effective Sanctions and Leniency Programmes by Oecd (2002)
"... Sweden (a proposal to criminalise cartel conduct), Switzerland (a proposal for fines for substantive violations of the competition law) and the United ..."

5. More Than a Name: State-Sponsored Homophobia and Its Consequences in by Scott Long, A. Widney Brown, Gail Cooper (2003)
"... has not retained or simultaneously created an offence which continues to criminalise sexual relations per anum even when they occur in private, ..."

6. State of the Nation: South Africa 2007 by S Buhlungu (2007)
"While it is important not to criminalise former guerrilla combatants, they themselves often threaten to resort to crime to earn a ..."

7. The Financial War on Terrorism: A Guide by Financial Action Task Force (2004)
"The second is the need for legislators to identify, define and criminalise terrorist financial activity; and to set in place fair and effective mechanisms ..."

8. Trust in Government: Ethics Measures in Oecd Countries by Janos Bertsk (2000)
"OECD Member countries have taken collective actions to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials They adopted the Convention on Combating Bribery of ..."

9. Behind the Corporate Veil: Using Corporate Entities for Illicit Purposes by Oecd, OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2001)
"Some jurisdictions have "all crimes" laws that criminalise the laundering of money derived from all serious crimes. 32. 1998 UN Report, p. 60. 33. ..."

10. Fighting Hard-core Cartels: Harm, Effective Sanctions and Leniency Programmes by Oecd (2002)
"... Sweden (a proposal to criminalise cartel conduct), Switzerland (a proposal for fines for substantive violations of the competition law) and the United ..."

11. More Than a Name: State-Sponsored Homophobia and Its Consequences in by Scott Long, A. Widney Brown, Gail Cooper (2003)
"... has not retained or simultaneously created an offence which continues to criminalise sexual relations per anum even when they occur in private, ..."

12. State of the Nation: South Africa 2007 by S Buhlungu (2007)
"While it is important not to criminalise former guerrilla combatants, they themselves often threaten to resort to crime to earn a ..."

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