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misdemeanour

  
,   (U.S.)   misdemeanor  
      n  
1      (Criminal law)   (formerly) an offence generally less heinous than a felony and which until 1967 involved a different form of trial  
   Compare       felony  
2    any minor offence or transgression  
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misdemeanour

  
  
fault, infringement, misbehaviour, misconduct, misdeed, offence, peccadillo, transgression, trespass  

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