Word forms: misdemeanorsregional note: in BRIT, use misdemeanour
1. countable noun
Paul appeared before the faculty to account for his various misdemeanors.
2. countable noun
In the United States and other countries where the legal system distinguishes
between very serious
crimes and less serious ones, a misdemeanor
is a less serious crime.
Under state law, it is a misdemeanor to possess a firearm on school premises.
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