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felony

Pronunciation: /ˈfeləni/

Translation of felony in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -nies)

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  • (in US Law) delito (masculine) grave
    Example sentences
    • The principal felonies were homicide, rape, theft, burglary, robbery and arson.
    • California requires DNA sampling only from those convicted for violent felonies and some sex crimes.
    • And the schedule is there, so your Honours can see how the felonies and misdemeanours were changed.

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