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treason

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈtriː.zən/
(the crime of) showing no loyalty to your country, especially by helping its enemies or trying to defeat its government: Guy Fawkes was executed for treason.
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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