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misdemeanor

noun mis·de·mean·or \-di-ˈmē-nər\

law : a crime that is not very serious : a crime that is less serious than a felony

Full Definition of MISDEMEANOR

1
:  a crime less serious than a felony
2
:  misdeed
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First Known Use of MISDEMEANOR

15th century

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MISDEMEANOR Defined for Kids

misdemeanor

noun mis·de·mean·or \ˌmis-di-ˈmē-nər\

Definition of MISDEMEANOR for Kids

1
:  a crime less serious than a felony
2
:  misdeed

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