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treason

trea·son

treason

 
pronunciation:
tri zn
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part of speech: noun
definition: the betrayal of one's country by going to war against it or giving information to its enemies.
They accused him of treason when he gave the enemy information about the generals' plans.
antonyms:
allegiance
similar words:
conspiracy, mutiny, rebellion, revolt, revolution
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  country, war