strafbar

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Etymology[edit]

strafen +‎ -bar

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

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strafbar (not comparable)

  1. (law, of a deed in theory) liable to criminal prosecution; criminal (for which the law provides a criminal punishment)
    Einbruch ist eine strafbare Handlung.
    Burglary is a criminal offence.
  2. (law, of a person or a deed in practice) criminally punishable (to or for which a criminal punishment can be meted out)
    Der Einbrecher war aufgrund eines Verfahrensfehlers nicht strafbar.
    The burglar was not punishable due to a procedural error.

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