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treasonnoun [U]

us   /ˈtri·zən/
social studies the crime of helping your country’s enemies or attempting to illegally remove its government: In 1807, Burr was arrested and tried for treason, but he was acquitted.
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treasonnoun [U]

uk   /ˈtriː.zən/ us   /ˈtriː.zən/
(the crime of) showing no loyalty to your country, especially by helping its enemies or trying to defeat its government: In 1606 Guy Fawkes was executed for treason.
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Translations of “treason”
in Korean 반역죄…
in Arabic خِيانة عُظْمى…
in Malaysian pengkhianatan…
in French trahison…
in Russian государственная измена…
in Chinese (Traditional) 叛國(罪)…
in Italian tradimento contro lo stato…
in Turkish vatan ihanet, vatana ihanet suçu…
in Polish zdrada…
in Spanish traición…
in Vietnamese tội phản quốc…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 叛国(罪)…
in Indonesian pengkhianatan…
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