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fel·o·ny

 (fĕl′ə-nē)
n. pl. fel·o·nies Law
1. One of several serious crimes, such as murder, rape, or robbery, punishable by a more stringent sentence than that given for a misdemeanor.
2. Any of several crimes in early English law that were punishable by forfeiture of land or goods and by capital or other serious punishment.

felony

(ˈfɛlənɪ)
n, pl -nies
(Law) (formerly) a serious crime, such as murder or arson. All distinctions between felony and misdemeanour were abolished in England and Wales in 1967

fel•o•ny

(ˈfɛl ə ni)

n., pl. -nies.
1. an offense of graver character than a misdemeanor and usu. punished by imprisonment for more than one year.
2. Early Eng. Law. any crime punishable by death or mutilation and forfeiture of goods.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French]

felony

A serious crime, such as murder or rape. Compare misdemeanor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.felony - a serious crime (such as murder or arson)
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
seizure, capture - the act of taking of a person by force
racketeering - engaging in a racket
bribery, graft - the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
larceny, stealing, theft, thievery, thieving - the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"
extortion - the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)
burglary - entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property

felony

noun crime, offence, misdemeanour, transgression, job (informal), wrong, fault, outrage, atrocity, violation, trespass, misdeed, unlawful act, malfeasance He pleaded guilty to six felonies.

felony

noun
Law. A serious breaking of the public law:
Translations
جِنايَه، جَريمَه كُبْرى
težký zločin
forbrydelse
fõbenjáró bûn
glæpur
ağır suç

felony

[ˈfelənɪ] N (Jur) → crimen m, delito m grave

felony

[ˈfɛləni] ncrime m, forfait m

felony

n(schweres) Verbrechen

felony

[ˈfɛlənɪ] n (Law) → reato, crimine m

felon

(ˈfelən) noun
a person who is guilty of a serious crime.
ˈfelonyplural ˈfelonies noun
a serious crime. He committed a felony.
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And against that, I have the misfortune to be a convicted felon, who has spent the last ten or a dozen years amongst the scum of the earth, engaged in degrading tasks, and with no identity save a number.
Those charges arose out of an incident in which Schauf, a convicted felon, was caught in possession of a 12-gauge shotgun.
A convicted felon made multiple errors of judgment Tuesday, as he was arrested after asking police officers for directions to a drug deal he planned to make, (https://www.
He was described as a convicted felon for whom it was illegal to possess a firearm.
It is written from the perspective of a convicted felon, James Wieland, to offer help for other convicted felons and their friends and family.
Apparently, this wasn't the elder Creasy brother's first run-in with the law, as a search of his criminal record showed that he is a convicted felon.
The complainant Syed Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi in his petition pointed that all the four provincial directors were convicted felon.
Marceaux, a convicted felon, was arrested in Crowley, La.
Currently, in twenty-nine states and the federal court system, a convicted felon can practice law, but cannot serve on a jury.
My first reaction to a recent opinion or statement from a retired appellate judge that a convicted felon should be ineligible for admission to The Florida Bar was supportive.
The filmmaker is considered a convicted felon and a fugitive by authorities in Los Angeles, and the United States is seeking his extradition for having sex in 1977 with a 13-year-old girl.
CONVICTED felon Sotiris Athinis will be sent to trial tomorrow together with three other defendants, in relation to the failed attempt to murder his former partner Michalakis Kakathymis last May.