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recidivism

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noun re·cid·i·vism \ri-ˈsid-ə-ˌviz-əm\

Medical Definition of recidivism

  1. :  a tendency to relapse into a previous condition or mode of behavior <high recidivism rates after cessation of smoking—A. E. Kazdin et al>




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