Translation of recidivist in Spanish:


reincidente, n.

Pronunciation /rɪˈsɪdɪvɪst//rəˈsɪdəvəst/



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    reincidente masculine
    • Most people convicted of driving while disqualified are recidivists.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • ‘It just isn't accurate to say none of them show remorse and that they are all recidivists,’ she said.
    • The men, all recidivists, would continue their violent behavior for 20, 30, or 40 years.
    • ‘Their crimes,’ Chekhov remarks, looking at these supposedly hardened recidivists, ‘were no more clever and cunning than their faces.’
    • 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.
    • Most paedophiles are, as the child abuse expert Dr W F Glaser of the University of Melbourne argues, ‘long-term recidivists.’
    • James A. Johnston, the prison's first warden, believed that egoism was the chief failing of recidivists.
    • Also, should prisoners who repeatedly commit crime spend a longer time behind bars simply because they're recidivists?
    • People who come out of jail and can't get jobs do become recidivists and can't get married.
    • Keep quiet about the 4,000 recidivists who run city streets, committing crimes with increasing bravado and little fear of punishment.
    • The families of recidivists have been characterised by greater conflict and less organisation.
    • It is unlikely they would be lenient with someone they view as a recidivist.
    • Only a handful of recidivists and unrepentant individuals convicted of major crimes against the faith were put to death.
    • Drug offenders also seem to be the most likely recidivists, and represent the greatest threat of failure on probation and parole.
    • Sometimes prisoners never seem to get free of the prison system and they become what society now refers to as recidivists.
    • It's a logical response of a system which becomes frustrated with recidivists.