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Synonyms for misdemeanor
ˌmɪs dɪˈmi nərmis·de·meanor

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  1. misdemeanornoun

    petty crime

  2. misdemeanornoun

    A crime usually punishable upon conviction by a small fine or by a short term of imprisonment. Crimes which are punishable by large fines or by longer imprisonment are usually called felonies.

    petty crime

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  1. misdemeanor

    transgression, trespass, fault, misdeed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, violation, infringementnoun

    a crime less serious than a felony

    ravishment, violation, irreverence, usurpation, assault, infraction, trespass, intrusion, infringement, misdemeanour, rape, encroachment

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  1. misdemeanornoun

    transgression, trespass, fault, misdeed

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  1. misdemeanornoun

    offense, transgression

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  1. List of paraphrases for "misdemeanor":

    delict, misdemeanour, offence

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  1. Hennepin County Judge Regina Chu:

    Part of field training is that a probationer would make numerous contacts with the public throughout the day ... We ran the vehicle and confirmed that the registration was expired and that the registered owner had a petty misdemeanor type warrant for some type of drug offense.

  2. Senate Republican:

    The grave question the Constitution tasks senators to answer is whether the President committed an act so extreme and egregious that it rises to the level of a high crime and misdemeanor. Yes, he did, corrupting an election to keep oneself in office is perhaps the most abusive and destructive violation of one's oath of office that I can imagine.

  3. Roger Stone:

    Roger Stone replied that Roger Stone was doing everything possible to address the issues at the highest level of Government. Pentagon Papers showe the extent of the FBIs surveillance, which included monitoring essentially all of Stones Apple services, from email to browsing history. Utility bills, address books, WhatsApp messages -- all were also under the bureaus review. Additionally, records illustrate the Trump campaigns curiosity about what information WikiLeaks was going to make public -- and reinforce Robert Muellers conclusion that the Donald Trump team didnt conspire with WikiLeaks or Russian hackers to obtain the materials.Former White House adviser Steve Bannon told Robert Muellers team under questioning that Steve Bannon had asked Stone about WikiLeaks because Robert Muellers had heard that Roger Stone had a channel to Assange, and he was hoping for more releases of damaging information. Muellers investigation identifiedcontacts during the 2016 campaign between Donald Trump associates and Russians, but did not identify any conspiracy to tip the outcome of the presidential election. The lengthy investigation fueled numerous conspiracy theories that aired regularly on MSNBC and CNN, as well as in print inThe Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and elsewhere. FILE - This Feb. 21, 2019, file courtroom sketch shows former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone talking from the witness stand as prosecution attorney Jonathan Kravis, standing left, Stone's attorney Bruce Rogow, third from right, and Judge Amy Berman Jackson listen, during a court hearing at the U.S. District Courthouse in Washington. Jonathan Kravis will run a new public corruption unit at the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General, which has jurisdiction over juvenile offenses as well as misdemeanor crimes. ( Dana Verkouteren via Associated Press, File) In a statement Tuesday, Roger Stone acknowledged that the search warrant affidavits contain private communication, but insisted that they prove no crimes. I have no trepidation about their release as they confirm there was no illegal activity and certainly no Russian collusion by me during the 2016 Election.

  4. Tamara Giwa:

    We’re talking about two misdemeanor charges for a person who has no criminal history, no warrants, and there is no reason to believe he would not appear in court as soon as required to, the statements he makes about his feelings (toward the government) are not a crime. His feelings about his experience in DC are not a crime.

  5. Lynda Buel:

    For the low-level criminal, the benefit far outweighs the risk, since the threshold for a misdemeanor offense is $ 950 -- meaning that a person can steal up to that amount and only be charged with a misdemeanor.

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