high treason Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “high treason” in the English Dictionary

"high treason" in British English

See all translations

high treasonnoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​committing of a ​crime that ​seriouslythreatens the ​safety of ​yourcountry
(Definition of high treason from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"high treason" in American English

See all translations

high treasonnoun [U]

 /ˈhɑɪ ˈtri·zən/
the ​crime of making ​war against the ​government of ​yourcountry, or ​attempting to ​help an ​enemy take ​control of ​yourcountry
(Definition of high treason from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “high treason”
in Chinese (Simplified) 叛国罪…
in Chinese (Traditional) 叛國罪…
What is the pronunciation of high treason?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

SMART Thesaurus: Terrorism & political crime

“high treason”: synonyms and related words:

You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:

Word of the Day
boarding school

a school where students live and study

Word of the Day