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Definition of "recidivous" []

  • Prone to relapse into immoral or antisocial behavior. (adjective)
  • Recurring (of a disease or another medical problem). (adjective)

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Use "recidivous" in a sentence
  • "Now, specifically how that is structured -- I mean, what the President has said is that he would like to see it structured narrowly enough so that it does target the 9 percent of recidivous* criminals who commit 70 percent of the violent crimes."
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