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felonynoun [C]

 us   /ˈfel·ə·ni/ law
a ​seriouscrime that can be ​punished by more than one ​year in ​prison: Robbery is a felony.
(Definition of felony from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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felonynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /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
The ​company was ​accused of felonious ​conduct in ​selling dangerous ​products to the ​public.
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(Definition of felony from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “felony”
in Chinese (Simplified) 重罪, 重刑罪…
in Turkish ağır suç, cürüm…
in Russian (уголовное) преступление…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重罪, 重刑罪…
in Polish (poważne) przestępstwo, zbrodnia…
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