Translation of felon in Spanish:

felon

delincuente, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfɛlən//ˈfɛlən/

noun

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    (in US law)
    (que ha cometido un delito grave) delincuente feminine
    • Such force was justifiable against 'felons', and a thief was a felon if he had two previous convictions.
    • Passengers discovered the man, a convicted felon on probation for burglary, hiding in an airplane restroom.
    • They're standing behind convicted criminals, convicted felons.
    • The felon responded by committing another burglary.
    • He encouraged her to read out the death warrants of convicted felons and witness the executions.
    • The few pretenders who remained were a disappointing assortment of dim, second-class felons and impotent thugs.
    • Those kinds of places were only good to find felons and thieves.
    • When a convicted felon commits a crime they take his DNA.
    • Trying to prevent convicted felons from committing more crimes raises profound questions of character, habit, and the limits of social intervention.
    • Perjury is a felony; felons are not only disqualified from holding public office, they can't vote.
    • He is a convicted felon who made illegal political contributions.
    • The issue of whether convicted felons can profit from the sale of their stories, which are inevitably entangled with their victims' stories, is a familiar one.
    • Virginia joined in by collecting the DNA of all convicted felons, not just sex offenders.
    • I mean do you ever see situations where monies are taken away from convicted felons in order to compensate the victims?
    • As with many other laws in the United States, legislation denying voting rights to convicted felons and other offenders varies widely from state to state.
    • Accused felons were allowed to call witnesses, and defendants were given other procedural protections.
    • The searches would not detect felons who had committed felonies in other states, and then moved to Washington.
    • As I've noted before and noted today in my column, there is still no system for tracking criminal illegal alien felons and other inmates.
    • If you're a convicted felon, go where felons are, not where good people are.
    • Incidentally, it is illegal for a convicted felon to own a firearm of any type.