felonize

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felonize (third-person singular simple present felonizes, present participle felonizing, simple past and past participle felonized)

  1. To classify a crime as a felony.
  2. To classify a person as a felon.
    • June 2018 California Experience Drove Principal to Teach Rio Grande Sun
      Archuleta tells his most difficult students that they will be principals one day. “They look at me like, ‘Huh? You’re crazy,’” he said. “A lot of me really feels it. Because I’m them. It was fortunate that my activism didn’t get me felonized, because I wouldn’t be where I’m at today.” He believes his life is a credit to Jesus.

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