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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 Korean 반역죄…
in Arabic خِيانة عُظْمى…
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 Spanish traición…
in Portuguese traição…
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)…
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