criminogenesis

noun crim·i·no·genesis \¦krimə(ˌ)nō+\
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crimogenesis

\¦krīmə+\

Definition of criminogenesis

  1. :  the origin of crime

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Origin and Etymology of criminogenesis

criminogenesis, New Latin, from Latin crimin-, crimen crime + New Latin -o- + -genesis; crimogenesis, New Latin, alteration of criminogenesis


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