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Treason vs. Traitor

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Treasonnoun

The crime of betraying one’s own country.

Traitornoun

Someone who violates an allegiance and betrays their country; someone guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers their country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place entrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished

Treasonnoun

An act of treachery, betrayal of trust or confidence.

Traitornoun

Someone who takes arms and levies war against their country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country.

Treasonnoun

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.

β€˜The treason of the murthering in the bed.’;

Traitornoun

Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust.

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Treasonnoun

Loosely, the betrayal of any trust or confidence; treachery; perfidy.

β€˜If he be false, she shall his treason see.’;

Traitorverb

To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive.

Treasonnoun

a crime that undermines the offender's government

Traitoradjective

traitorous

Treasonnoun

disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior

Traitornoun

One who violates his allegiance and betrays his country; one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers his country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place intrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; also, one who takes arms and levies war against his country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country. See Treason.

β€˜O passing traitor, perjured and unjust!’;

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Treasonnoun

an act of deliberate betrayal

Traitornoun

Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer.

Treason

Treason is the crime of attacking a state authority to which one owes allegiance. This typically includes acts such as participating in a war against one's native country, attempting to overthrow its government, spying on its military, its diplomats, or its secret services for a hostile and foreign power, or attempting to kill its head of state.

Traitoradjective

Traitorous.

Traitorverb

To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive.

Traitornoun

someone who betrays his country by committing treason

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Traitornoun

a person who says one thing and does another

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