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included offense n
: lesser included offense [permitted…to plead guilty to a logical included offense "W. R. LaFave and J. H. Israel"]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.