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felony

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈfeləni/ US LAW
serious crime which can be punished by one or more years in prison: He was arrested on suspicion of planning to commit a felony. She was convicted of felony.
felonious adjective →  Compare misdemeanour
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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