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victimize

verb beguile, betray, cheat, con, damage, deceive, defraud, delude, do out of, dupe, exploit, fast-talk, finagle, fleece, flimflam, fool, hoodwink, injure, mislead, obtain under false pretenses, prey on, snooker, subject to a swindle, subject to fraud, swindle, take advantage of, to subject to fraud, trick, use
See also: bait, betray, bilk, deceive, defeat, dupe, endanger, ensnare, exploit, extort, harass, illude, inveigle, maltreat, mishandle, mistreat, palter, persecute, prey, slay
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1 percent of all persons age 12 or older in the United States) experienced one or more violent victimizations in 2014.
KARACHI -- Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Patron-In-Chief, Pakistan Peoples Party has condemned the victimization of PPP leaders former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and Federal Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim by Federal government and asked PML-N to think twice before revisiting the era of political victimization.
Perhaps most telling, the bureau said an eye-opening 49 percent of violent victimizations and 37 percent of property victimizations were not reported to police, with the former essentially unchanged from the prior year.
Conducted between January and May 2008, it measured the past-year and lifetime exposure to violence for children age 17 and younger across several major categories: conventional crime, child maltreatment, victimization by peers and siblings, sexual victimization, witnessing and indirect victimization (including exposure to community violence and family violence), school violence and threats, and Internet victimization.
2007) observed that previously victimized children, particularly those experiencing child maltreatment or family violence, also appear to be at greater risk of subsequent victimizations (Duncan, 1999a,b).
The more complex a child's victimization history, the more likely he or she is to experience multiple negative outcomes, including posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and substance use, Benjamin E.
The risk of violent victimization was highest among young Aboriginal people aged 15 to 34, whose rate was about 2.
Rates of bullying, victimization, and critical incidents of violence in schools represent an important contemporary educational policy concern.
However, about a quarter of overall violent victimization against teens and about one-third of the victimizations against older teens were reported to the police from 1993 to 2003.
8 victimizations per 1,000 officers), followed by corrections officers (155.
The study also found that 48 percent of the violent victimizations and 36 percent of property crimes were reported to the police.