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misdemeanour

Subject: Law

N.

Formerly (i.e. before 1967), any of the less serious offences, as opposed to felony.

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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Current Version:
2003
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History, Local and Family History
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11 words

... . An indictable offence that is less serious than a felony...

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
11 words

... An indictable offence that is less serious than a felony...

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
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18 words

...misdemeanour n. Formerly (i.e. before 1967 ), any of the less serious offences, as opposed to felony ....

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Australian Law Dictionary (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
144 words

...misdemeanour ( obs ) A category of minor criminal offences. indictable offences were traditionally classified as either misdemeanours or felonies. Misdemeanours were offences considered to be less serious, and by virtue of that categorisation, potential penalties were usually less severe. The category of misdemeanour offences has been abolished or is otherwise redundant in most Australian jurisdictions: Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) ss 4G, 4H; Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s 9; Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) s 580E; Criminal Code Act (NT) s 3(1); Criminal Law...

Felony and Misdemeanor

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The Oxford Companion to American Law

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Current Version:
2004
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Law
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1,975 words

...the “misdemeanor-manslaughter” or “unlawful act manslaughter” rule. Under the strictest form of this doctrine, an accidental homicide occurring during the commission of any misdemeanor constitutes involuntary manslaughter. However, some jurisdictions limit the rule to inherently dangerous misdemeanors, while others restrict its application to mala in se (conduct wrong on its face) misdemeanors, leaving mala prohibitum (conduct wrong only because legally proscribed) misdemeanors outside the scope of the rule. Beyond homicide, the felony and misdemeanor...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
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Language reference
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124 words

...( US demeanor), deus ex machina, duodena, Edwina, Ena, farina, Filipina, galena, Georgina, Gina, gleaner, hyena, Ina, intervener, kachina, kina, Magdalena, marina, Martina, Medina, Messalina, Messina, misdemeanour ( US misdemeanor), Nina, novena, ocarina, Palestrina, Pasadena, Philomena, piscina, retsina, Rowena, Sabrina, scarlatina, screener, Selina, semolina, Seraphina, Serena, Sheena, signorina, sonatina, subpoena, Taormina, tsarina, verbena, vina, weaner, wiener, Wilhelmina, Zena • sweetener •...

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Oxford Business French Dictionary: English-French

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
10 words
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Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary: English-Spanish (4 ed.)

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Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
11 words
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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

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English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
68 words
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Pocket Oxford American Thesaurus (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
34 words
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Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015

...misdemeanour . AmE misdemeanor...

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Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015

... is spelt - our in BrE and misdemeanor in...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Language reference, History of English
Length:
6 words

... XV. MIS- 2 . Hence misdemeanant...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
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Length:
124 words

...( US demeanor), deus ex machina, duodena, Edwina, Ena, farina, Filipina, galena, Georgina, Gina, gleaner, hyena, Ina, intervener, kachina, kina, Magdalena, marina, Martina, Medina, Messalina, Messina, misdemeanour ( US misdemeanor), Nina, novena, ocarina, Palestrina, Pasadena, Philomena, piscina, retsina, Rowena, Sabrina, scarlatina, screener, Selina, semolina, Seraphina, Serena, Sheena, signorina, sonatina, subpoena, Taormina, tsarina, verbena, vina, weaner, wiener, Wilhelmina, Zena • sweetener •...

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Oxford Business Spanish Dictionary: English-Spanish

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
9 words
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Pocket Oxford German Dictionary: English German (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
11 words
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Pocket Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary: English-French (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
7 words
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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
24 words
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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
22 words

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