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Definition of "anticrime" []

  • Intended to curb or eradicate criminal activity: an anticrime bill; anticrime efforts in the neighborhoods. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "anticrime" in a sentence
  • "The finding alleges the government withheld from lawmakers key cost data related to anticrime legislation."
  • "OTTAWA—A Canadian parliamentary committee recommended that the government be found in contempt of Parliament for not fully disclosing the cost of anticrime legislation, paving the way for a historic rebuke that could trigger a third national election in five years."
  • "OTTAWA—A Canadian parliamentary committee recommended Monday that the government be found in contempt of Parliament for not fully disclosing the cost of anticrime legislation, paving the way for a rebuke that could trigger a third national election in five years."