ex-con - meaning and definition. What is ex-con
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What (who) is ex-con - definition

ONE WHO HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY OF A CRIME BY A COURT OF LAW
Convicts; Ex-convict; Ex-con; Ex-cons
  • Convicts at [[Botany Bay]], [[New South Wales]], 1789
  • Convicts and guards on the road to [[Siberia]], 1845

ex-con         
¦ noun informal an ex-convict.
convict         
1) v. to find guilty of a crime after a trial. 2) n. a person who has been convicted of a felony and sent to prison.
convict         
v. (D; tr.) to convict of (he was convicted of murder)

Wikipedia

Convict

A convict is "a person found guilty of a crime and sentenced by a court" or "a person serving a sentence in prison". Convicts are often also known as "prisoners" or "inmates" or by the slang term "con", while a common label for former convicts, especially those recently released from prison, is "ex-con" ("ex-convict"). Persons convicted and sentenced to non-custodial sentences tend not to be described as "convicts".

The label of "ex-convict" usually has lifelong implications, such as social stigma or reduced opportunities for employment. The federal government of Australia, for instance, will not, in general, employ an ex-convict, while some state and territory governments may limit the time for or before which a former convict may be employed.

Pronunciation examples for ex-con
1. my friend the ex-con,
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2. you can be an ex-con,
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3. seriously crying and Mercedes with an ex con than crying in
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Examples of use of ex-con
1. He rescued Jackson–El, an ex–con and former cokehead, 20–some years ago.
2. The Asia Times reports the ‘ex–con threat‘ in next week‘s elections to Japan‘s lower house.
3. Like an ex–con on the Costa del Sol, I was coming out of retirement for one last job.
4. It was also suggested that responsibility for ex–con rehabilitation be turned over to the Prison Service.
5. He told the Okaz daily in a report published yesterday that it ain’t easy being a Gitmo ex–con.