repeat offender

Definition of "repeat offender"
  1. An individual who has faced legal conviction for a crime more than once
How to use "repeat offender" in a sentence
  1. The judge had little compassion for the repeat offender stating that he had been given multiple opportunities to reform.
  2. Due to his status as a repeat offender, he faced stricter sentencing guidelines.
  3. The city introduced new initiatives aimed at reducing the number of repeat offenders.

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