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English noun: misdemeanor

1. misdemeanor (act) a crime less serious than a felony


Synonymsinfraction, infringement, misdemeanour, violation


Broader (hypernym)crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense


Narrower (hyponym)bearing false witness, breach of the peace, disorderly behavior, disorderly conduct, disturbance of the peace, false pretence, false pretense, indecent exposure, lying under oath, perjury, public nudity, sedition









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