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convict in Jail & punishment topic

convictcon‧vict2 /ˈkɒnvɪkt $ ˈkɑːn-/ noun [countable]  SCJsomeone who has been proved to be guilty of a crime and sent to prison an escaped convict
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convictHoward plays a convict conscripted with others to help battle a flood along the banks of the Mississippi in 1927.State law bars convicts from holding offices invested with executive or legislative authority.She walked through, feeling like a condemned convict.There was a report on the news about an escaped convict.We were a bunch of convicts, we were.Fujimori has ruled out releasing convicts.Fifty-two convicts began a hunger strike on November 30th.These were State enterprises, engineered by the military, and using convict and forced labour.Sakhalin was an island where convicts were sent, 700 miles form Khabarovsk.