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TO CRIMINATE. To accuse of a crime; to admit having committed a crime or misdemeanor.
     2. It is a rule, that a witness cannot be compelled to answer any question which has a tendency to expose him to a penalty, or to any kind of punishment, or to a criminal charge. 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 3209-12; 4 St. Tr. 6; 10 How. St. Tr. 1096; 6 St. Tr. 649; 16 How. St. Tr. 1149; 2 Dougl. R. 593; 2 Ld. Raym. 1088; 24 How. St. Tr. 720; 16 Ves. jr. 242; 2 Swanst. Ch. R. 216; 1 Cranch. R. 144; 2 Yerg. R. 110 5 Day, Rep. 260; I Carr., & Payne, 11 2 Nott & M'C. 13; 6 Cowen, Rep. 254; 2 Peak. N. P. C. 106; 1 John. R. 498; 12 S. & R. 284; 8 Wend. 598.
     3. An accomplice, admitted to give evidence against his associates in guilt, is bound to make a full and fair confession of the whole truth respecting the subject-matter of the prosecution; but he is not bound to answer with respect to his share in other offences, in which he was not concerned with the prisoner. 9 Cowen, R. 721, note (a); 2 Carr. & Payne, 411. Vide Disgrace,; Witness;

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Paper meter test forms require that the data be manually entered into some existing meter test or other measurement application before the data is meaningful to the volume processing group, Even if the company has an electronic Meter Test application, it may not interface with their existing gas measurement system, which could criminate the manual entry of meter test data,
Furthermore, in exploratory analyses performed on the current data using either discriminant analysis or neural network pattern recognition techniques, we found that the same individual cases that were difficult to dis criminate using the procedures employed here were also difficult to discriminate using alternative methods.
He added: "Already the shellings, the ethnic cleansings, the indis- criminate attacks on civilians in the name of security are taking place.
The proponents' campaign was largely based on a single principle: It is wrong for a government to dis- criminate based on race.
Using the smooth-walled HDPE pipe lessened the amount of pumping necessary due to less friction in the pipe, helping to criminate 7 of 12 planned pump stations and saving $50,000 installation costs and $5,000 annual operating costs per station.
Hali- tosis that you could turn on and off at will could be a popular handbag item - it would allow you to dis- criminate between those whose kissings you could tolerate and those whose kissings you couldn't.
duress, and a violation of the maxim, that no one is bound to criminate
In refusing to admit to signing a petition protesting the edict, Archbishop Sancroft invoked his "lawful right to decline saying anything which may criminate me.
The minister referred to Law No 15 of 2011, which criminates all shapes and forms of human trafficking and Law No 21 or 2015, which ends the sponsorship system.
4) Despite claims to have been extensively "demobilized" under the administration of President Uribe (2002-2010), these paramilitaries evolved into major drug trafficking organizations, known as bacrim (bandas criminates --criminal bands), (5) which are still major operatives in the Andean drug trade and are responsible for most of the violence in Colombia today.