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felony

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈfel.ə.ni/ mainly US
(an example of) serious crime that can be punished by one or more years in prison: a felony charge He was convicted of a felony.
Translations of “felony”
in Chinese (Traditional) 重罪, 重刑罪…
in Russian (уголовное) преступление…
in Turkish ağır suç, cürüm…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重罪, 重刑罪…
in Polish (poważne) przestępstwo, zbrodnia…
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