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first-degree

[furst-di-gree] /ˈfɜrst dɪˈgri/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the lowest or first in a series.
2.
of or relating to the highest or most serious in a series.
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  • Brown was arraigned Wednesday on the charge of first-degree manslaughter, which carries a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison.

    Is She a Killer? Bryan Curtis December 30, 2009

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