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Definition of Treason


  1. The offense of attempting to overthrow the government of the state to which the offender owes allegiance, or of betraying the state into the hands of a foreign power; disloyalty; treachery.
  2. Loosely, the betrayal of any trust or confidence; treachery; perfidy.
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Treason Translations

treason in German is Verrat
treason in Latin is proditio, proditio