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Noun: misdemeanour  ,mis-di'mee-nu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: misdemeanor)
  1. A crime less serious than a felony
    - misdemeanor [US], infraction, violation, infringement

Derived forms: misdemeanours

Type of: crime, criminal offence [Brit, Cdn], criminal offense [US], law-breaking, offence [Brit, Cdn], offense [US]

Encyclopedia: Misdemeanour