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verb [transitive] convict pronunciation in British English /kənˈvɪkt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleconvicting
past tenseconvicted
past participleconvicted

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  1. to prove in a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime
    Anderson faces up to 24 years in prison if convicted.
    convict someone of something: Robinson was convicted of the murder of his mother and brother.


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