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misdemeanor

noun [C]    /ˌmɪs·dəˈmi·nər, ˈmɪs·dəˌmi-/
a crime considered to be one of the less serious types of crime : He was convicted in court on a misdemeanor charge .
(Definition of misdemeanor noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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