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Definition 1: a crime that undermines the offender's government - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for treason in the sense of this definition

(treason is a kind of ...) (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

"a long record of crimes"

Definition 2: an act of deliberate betrayal - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for treason in the sense of this definition

(treason is a kind of ...) lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing

(... is a kind of treason ) an act of betrayal

"he gave us the old double cross" "I could no longer tolerate his impudent double-crossing"

(... is a kind of treason ) a betrayal of one's principles principles, country, cause, etc.

Definition 3: disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for treason in the sense of this definition

(treason is a kind of ...) the quality of being disloyal

(... is a kind of treason ) the quality of aiding an enemy

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