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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)

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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…
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