Translation of recidivist in Spanish:


reincidente, n.

Pronunciation /rəˈsɪdəvəst/ /rɪˈsɪdɪvɪst/

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    reincidente masculine, feminine
    • Only a handful of recidivists and unrepentant individuals convicted of major crimes against the faith were put to death.
    • Most people convicted of driving while disqualified are recidivists.
    • Keep quiet about the 4,000 recidivists who run city streets, committing crimes with increasing bravado and little fear of punishment.
    • ‘Their crimes,’ Chekhov remarks, looking at these supposedly hardened recidivists, ‘were no more clever and cunning than their faces.’
    • Youths in the treatment group were significantly less likely to be recidivists.
    • The sample population upon which actuarial assessments of risk are based, includes among the recidivists both those who have received treatment and those who have not.
    • The men, all recidivists, would continue their violent behavior for 20, 30, or 40 years.
    • Yet it is at least as likely that many of those sentenced were recidivists who were threatening the good order and discipline of their armies in a time of national crisis.
    • The long-term recidivists shouted long and loud about the invasion of personal freedom, about how life's little pleasures were quite rapidly being taken away.
    • Most of us would rather spend that on health or education, but at the moment and in the short term the only way to keep offenders and recidivists off the streets is longer sentences.
    • Drug offenders also seem to be the most likely recidivists, and represent the greatest threat of failure on probation and parole.
    • James A. Johnston, the prison's first warden, believed that egoism was the chief failing of recidivists.
    • ‘It just isn't accurate to say none of them show remorse and that they are all recidivists,’ she said.
    • Also, should prisoners who repeatedly commit crime spend a longer time behind bars simply because they're recidivists?
    • Sometimes prisoners never seem to get free of the prison system and they become what society now refers to as recidivists.
    • People who come out of jail and can't get jobs do become recidivists and can't get married.
    • The families of recidivists have been characterised by greater conflict and less organisation.
    • It's a logical response of a system which becomes frustrated with recidivists.
    • It is unlikely they would be lenient with someone they view as a recidivist.