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treason

noun [U]  us   /ˈtri·zən/
social studies the crime of helping your country’s enemies or attempting to illegally remove its government: In 1807, Burr was arrested and tried for treason, but he was acquitted.
Translations of “treason”
in Arabic خِيانة عُظْمى…
in Korean 반역죄…
in Malaysian pengkhianatan…
in French trahison…
in Turkish vatan ihanet, vatana ihanet suçu…
in Italian tradimento contro lo stato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 叛國(罪)…
in Russian государственная измена…
in Polish zdrada…
in Vietnamese tội phản quốc…
in Spanish traición…
in Portuguese traição…
in Thai การกบฏ…
in German der Verrat…
in Catalan traïció…
in Japanese (国家に対する)反逆, 裏切り…
in Indonesian pengkhianatan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 叛国(罪)…
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