Meaning of “felon” in the English Dictionary

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"felon" in American English

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felonnoun [ C ]

us /ˈfel·ən/ law

a person who is guilty of a serious crime:

a convicted felon

(Definition of “felon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"felon" in Business English

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felonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfelən/ us US LAW

someone who has committed a crime:

He was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

(Definition of “felon” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)