The Word Of The Day Is TREASON, right?

What is treason ? How it is defined? Sample usage: "Donald Trump is guilty of treason"

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U.S. CodeTitle 18Part IChapter 115 › § 2381, § 2381




- - - § 2381 - Treason

Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less than five years and fined under this title but not less than $10,000; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States.

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 807; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, § 330016(2)(J), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2148.)

- - - § 2382 - Misprision of treason

Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States and having knowledge of the commission of any treason against them, conceals and does not, as soon as may be, disclose and make known the same to the President or to some judge of the United States, or to the governor or to some judge or justice of a particular State, is guilty of misprision of treason and shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than seven years, or both.

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 807; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, § 330016(1)(H), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)

— traitor

/ˈtreɪtɚ/ noun


: a person who is not loyal to his or her own country, friends, etc. : a person who betrays a country or group of people by helping or supporting an enemy

  • She has been called a traitor to the liberal party's cause.
  • He was a traitor who betrayed his country by selling military secrets to the enemy.
  • He turned traitor. [=he became a traitor; he betrayed his country/friends]

— traitorous

/ˈtreɪtərəs/ adjective [more traitorous; most traitorous]

  • traitorous acts

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