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treason

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈtriːzən/
the crime of doing something that harms your country or government, especially by helping its enemiesDisloyalty, betrayal and treasonTaking action against people in powerTerrorism and political crime
Translations of “treason”
in Arabic خِيانة عُظْمى…
in Korean 반역죄…
in Malaysian pengkhianatan…
in French trahison…
in Turkish vatan ihanet, vatana ihanet suçu…
in Italian tradimento contro lo stato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 叛國(罪)…
in Russian государственная измена…
in Polish zdrada…
in Vietnamese tội phản quốc…
in Spanish traición…
in Portuguese traição…
in Thai การกบฏ…
in German der Verrat…
in Catalan traïció…
in Japanese (国家に対する)反逆, 裏切り…
in Indonesian pengkhianatan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 叛国(罪)…
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