La palabra del día: Reincidencia

Feminine noun: repetition of a certain vice, mistake or slip. The concept is usually used in Legal Spanish with reference to the fact of committing the same type of crime on two or more occasions. E.g.: Una evaluación inicial de esas iniciativas indica que están contribuyendo a reducir la reincidencia: An initial evaluation of those initiatives indicated that they were helping to reduce reoffending.
The person is a reincidente, the adjective is reincidente, and the verb is reincidir. dc