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Answered 2013-11-05 18:18:28

A criminal is person who has committed a crime. That means a person who has violated the body of laws that defines conduct that is prohibited because it threatens and harms public safety.

Black's Law Dictionary defines criminal as:

1. One who has committed a criminal offense.

2. One who has been convicted of a crime.

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