HyperDic: misdemeanour

English > 1 sense of the word misdemeanour:
NOUNactmisdemeanour, misdemeanor, infraction, violation, infringementa crime less serious than a felony
English > misdemeanour: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA crime less serious than a felony.
Synonymsmisdemeanor, infraction, violation, infringement
Narrowerdisorderly conduct, disorderly behavior, disturbance of the peace, breach of the peaceAny act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled
false pretense, false pretence(law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false / false / false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation
indecent exposure, public nudityVulgar and offensive nakedness in a public place
perjury, bearing false witness, lying under oathcriminal offense of making false statements / statements under oath
seditionAn illegal action inciting resistance / resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government
Broadercrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Spanishcontravención, delito menor, delito, falta, infracción, ofensa, violación
Catalancontravenció, delicte menor, falta, infracció, ofensa

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