Definition of criminality noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌkrɪmɪˈnæləti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkrɪmɪˈnæləti//
[uncountable] Committing crime
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the fact of people being involved in crime; criminal acts There is little evidence that juvenile criminality is increasing at a very much greater rate than crime in general. See related entries: Committing crime
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: criminality