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[krim-uh-nl-ist] /ˈkrɪm ə nl ɪst/
an expert in criminalistics.
a person who studies or practices criminology; criminologist.
an expert in criminal law.
Origin of criminalist
First recorded in 1625-35; criminal + -ist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The first is that of Austin, which is essentially the theory of a criminalist.

    The Common Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • But taken even literally, this is not all the psychology required by the criminalist.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • For this reason the criminalist must consider the question of secrets carefully.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • There is an enormous literature which every criminalist should study.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • For the criminalist can not be too cautious when he has an old maid to examine.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • And it is for this very reason that the criminalist must seek it out.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • But these various timbres of the voice especially contain a not insignificant danger for the criminalist.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • I believe that to keep going with merely what the criminalist knows about the matter, belongs to his most difficult tasks.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • That probability is in this way and in a number of relations, of great value to the criminalist can not appear doubtful.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • The criminalist gives the statistician the figures but the latter can derive no significant principles from them.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross

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