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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A serious crime that brings severe punishment, usually a prison sentence.

Usage examples (18)
  • Being intelligent is not a felony, but most societies evaluate it as at least a misdemeanor.
  • Are there degrees of guilt or shades of culpability when using the word felony?
  • Pursuant to 18 USC 3561, the maximum authorized term for a felony is fiveyears.
  • Losing the right to vote after committing a felony is not a bad thing and should be kept. for more
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