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delincuente
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el delincuente, la delincuente(
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kwehn
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (legal)
a. criminal
Tras una persecución en auto a alta velocidad, la policía capturó a los delincuentes.The police captured the criminals after a high-speed car chase.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (legal)
a. delinquent
Unos adolescentes delincuentes pintaron las paredes de mi casa.Delinquent teenagers have spray-painted the walls of my house.
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delincuente
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. criminal
delincuente habitualhabitual offender
delincuente juveniljuvenile delinquent
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delincuente
adjective
delinquent
(maleante) criminal
delincuente común common criminal
delincuente de guante blanco
delincuente habitual habitual offender
delincuente juvenil juvenile delinquent
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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