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felon

Pronunciation: /ˈfelən/

Translation of felon in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (in US law) delincuente (masculine and feminine) ([ que ha cometido un delito grave ])
    Example sentences
    • Such force was justifiable against 'felons', and a thief was a felon if he had two previous convictions.
    • When a convicted felon commits a crime they take his DNA.
    • Passengers discovered the man, a convicted felon on probation for burglary, hiding in an airplane restroom.

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