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Synonyms for recidivism
rɪˈsɪd əˌvɪz əmre·cidi·vism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recidivismnoun

    habitual relapse into crime

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  1. List of paraphrases for "recidivism":

    re-offending, reoffending, recurrence, relapse, backsliding

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  1. recidivism


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  1. Kimberley Childers:

    There are creative individuals that this just fits like a hand in a glove, the recidivism rate is very low when a person goes through this program -- I would consider it to be 10 % or less.

  2. Clifford Villalon:

    People lie and cheat whenever and wherever there are opportunities. And from these opportunities supervenes recidivism.

  3. John Sandweg:

    It's a lot cheaper to just return Mexicans across the border, but the real benefit is the recidivism rate.

  4. Ryan Mauro:

    Current arguments over terrorist recidivism upon release from Gitmo focus vary based on what it means to ‘rejoin’ the terrorist cause, the rate is lower if you only consider those who went back to physical fighting and it is higher if you include those who rejoined terrorist groups. But we often miss another factor: What about those who use their rock star status to radicalize without engaging in violence? We must remember this is an ideological war.

  5. Alex Padilla:

    If we are serious about slowing the revolving door at our jails and prisons, and serious about reducing recidivism, we need to engage - not shun - former-offenders, voting is a key part of that engagement.

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