Definition of "criminology"
  1. It is the systematic investigation of the nature of crimes, those who commit them, and the consequences or punishment associated with them, viewed from a societal perspective
How to use "criminology" in a sentence
  1. The university offers a degree in criminology for students interested in understanding the social implications of crime.
  2. Their research in criminology shed light on the societal effects of penal sentences.
  3. Studying criminology allowed her to gain insights into the behavioral patterns of criminals.

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