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1. criminology

noun. ['ˌkrɪmɪˈnɑːlədʒi'] the scientific study of crime and criminal behavior and law enforcement.

Synonyms

  • sociology
  • penology

Etymology

  • -logy (English)
  • criminal (English)

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Example sentences of the word criminology


1. Noun, singular or mass
A degree in a field like criminology or even management can be helpful for aspiring police chiefs.

2. Adverb
After the Enlightenment period (1685-1815), criminology emerged as a consequence of unjust and cruel punishment.

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