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English noun: treason

1. treason (act) a crime that undermines the offender's government

Synonymshigh treason, lese majesty

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

2. treason (attribute) disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior

Synonymssubversiveness, traitorousness

Broader (hypernym)disloyalty

Narrower (hyponym)betrayal

3. treason (act) an act of deliberate betrayal

Synonymsbetrayal, perfidy, treachery

Broader (hypernym)dishonesty, knavery

Narrower (hyponym)double cross, double-crossing, sellout

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