Translation: from spanish

petty criminal

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  • petty — pet|ty [ˈpeti] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: peti small ] 1.) a petty problem, detail etc is small and unimportant = ↑trivial ▪ petty squabbles ▪ petty restrictions 2.) unkind and caring too much about small unimportant things ▪ How …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • petty — adjective 1 a problem, detail, worry etc that is petty is small and unimportant: He said he wasn t interested in petty details. | petty squabbles 2 not generous and caring only about small unimportant things: petty jealousy and spitefulness see… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • petty */ — UK [ˈpetɪ] / US adjective Word forms petty : adjective petty comparative pettier superlative pettiest 1) [usually before noun] not important and not worth worrying about I m not interested in their petty squabbles. Village life is full of gossip… …   English dictionary

  • petty — pet|ty [ peti ] adjective * 1. ) usually before noun not important and not worth worrying about: I m not interested in their petty squabbles. Village life is full of gossip and petty jealousies. 2. ) unpleasant to someone because you care too… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • petty — [ˈpeti] adj 1) not important and not worth worrying about petty arguments[/ex] 2) behaving badly towards other people, because you care too much about something that is not really important 3) minor a petty criminal/thief/offender[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (India) — Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 Criminal law in India An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Criminal Procedure. Citation Act No. 2 of 1974 Enacted by …   Wikipedia

  • petty larceny — n: petit larceny at larceny Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. p …   Law dictionary

  • petty jury — petty juror. (in a civil or criminal proceeding) a jury, usually of 12 persons, impaneled to determine the facts and render a verdict pursuant to the court s instructions on the law. Also, petit jury. Also called traverse jury. Cf. grand jury.… …   Universalium

  • petty jury — noun a jury of 12 to determine the facts and decide the issue in civil or criminal proceedings • Syn: ↑petit jury • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑jury • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • criminal law — the laws of a state or country dealing with criminal offenses and their punishments. [1580 90] * * * Body of law that defines criminal offenses, regulates the apprehension, charging, and trial of suspected offenders, and fixes punishment for… …   Universalium

  • Criminal Tribes Act — A Government of Bengal, CID pamphlet, on Gobinda Doms Gang, under the Criminal Tribes Act (VI of 1924), dated 1942.[1] The term Criminal Tribes Act (CTA) applies to various successiv …   Wikipedia


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