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convicted

[ kuhn-vik-tid ]
/ kənˈvɪk tɪd /
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Definition of convicted

adjective
proven or declared guilty of an offense, especially after a legal trial:One of the men posing as a contractor turned out to be a convicted drug trafficker.
impressed with a sense of guilt:The convicted sinner feels his danger and his need of forgiveness, and is moved to prayer.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of convict.
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OTHER WORDS FROM convicted

half-con·vict·ed, adjectiveself-con·vict·ed, adjectiveun·con·vict·ed, adjective
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