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Only recently two men pleaded guilty to federal felony charges for sending him personal threats. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And if you do you will be arrested and face felony charges. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has been charged with burglary and conspiracy to commit a felony. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Twelve jurors convicted you guilty of three felony counts beyond reasonable doubt. The Sun (2016)A large number of felony crime convictions do not end up with the person going to prison. Christianity Today (2000)A charge could be brought as a felony or misdemeanour. The Sun (2011)The company admitted 14 felony charges. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He appeared in court last week, having pleaded not guilty to charges of possessing explosives and preparing to commit a felony. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Also, it will tell them if you have any felony convictions, such as drunk driving. The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994) Crime is a felony. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I have to declare that I have no felony or drug convictions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: felony NOUN
In countries where the legal system distinguishes between very serious crimes and less serious ones, a felony is a very serious crime such as armed robbery.
He pleaded guilty to six felonies.
Definition of felony from the Collins English Dictionary
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