criminogenic

[ krim-uh-nuh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌkrɪm ə nəˈdʒɛn ɪk /

adjective

producing or tending to produce crime or criminals: a criminogenic environment.

Nearby words

  1. criminalize,
  2. criminally,
  3. criminate,
  4. criminative,
  5. crimini,
  6. criminol.,
  7. criminology,
  8. criminous,
  9. criminy,
  10. crimmer

Also crim·o·gen·ic [krahy-muh-jen-ik] /ˌkraɪ məˈdʒɛn ɪk/.

Origin of criminogenic


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British Dictionary definitions for criminogenic

criminogenic

/ (ˌkrɪmɪnəˈdʒɛnɪk) /

adjective

causing or promoting crime
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