violent felony

Definition of "violent felony"
  1. A type of crime which is associated with a high likelihood of causing harm to others and can result in a prison sentence exceeding a year
How to use "violent felony" in a sentence
  1. The judge deemed the robbery as a violent felony due to the risk to the victim.
  2. Carrying unlicensed firearms is potentially considered a violent felony due to the harm it might cause.
  3. The individual was sentenced to two years in prison, clearly classifying the offense as a violent felony.

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