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criminative

[ krim-uh-ney-tiv, -nuh-tiv ]
/ ˈkrɪm əˌneɪ tɪv, -nə tɪv /
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adjective

involving crimination; accusatory.

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Also crim·i·na·to·ry [krim-uh-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]. /ˈkrɪm ə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.

Origin of criminative

First recorded in 1725–35; criminate + -ive
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