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Definition of felony noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

felony

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈfɛləni//
 
(pl. felonies) [countable, uncountable] (law)
 
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the act of committing a serious crime such as murder or rape; a crime of this type a charge of felony compare misdemeanor
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: felony