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misdemeanor

mis·de·mean·or

misdemeanor

 
 
pronunciation:
mIs d mi nr
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: in law, a class of illegal act that is less serious than a felony and carries a lighter sentence; minor offense.
Disorderly conduct is classified as a misdemeanor.
similar words:
offense
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