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ac·cu·sa·tion

 (ăk′yo͞o-zā′shən)
n.
1. An act of accusing or the state of being accused.
2. A charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party.
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accusation

(ˌækjʊˈzeɪʃən)
n
1. an allegation that a person is guilty of some fault, offence, or crime; imputation
2. (Law) a formal charge brought against a person stating the crime that he is alleged to have committed
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ac•cu•sa•tion

(ˌæk yʊˈzeɪ ʃən)

also ac•cu•sal

(əˈkyu zəl)

n.
1. a charge of wrongdoing; imputation of guilt or blame.
2. the specific offense charged.
3. the act of accusing or the state of being accused.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accusation - a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a personaccusation - a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
charge, complaint - (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
self-accusation, self-condemnation - an admission that you have failed to do or be something you know you should do or be
recrimination - mutual accusations
allegation - (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law); "an allegation of malpractice"
blame game - accusations exchanged among people who refuse to accept sole responsibility for some undesirable event
imprecation - a slanderous accusation
imputation - a statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense); "he denied the imputation"
indictment - an accusation of wrongdoing; "the book is an indictment of modern philosophy"
information - formal accusation of a crime
preferment - the act of making accusations; "preferment of charges"
blame, incrimination, inculpation - an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed; "his incrimination was based on my testimony"; "the police laid the blame on the driver"
implication - an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection
2.accusation - an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offenceaccusation - an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
assertion, asseveration, averment - a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
countercharge - a charge brought by an accused person against the accuser
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accusation

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accusation

noun
A charging of someone with a misdeed:
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Translations
إتِّهَـاماتِّهام
obviněnížaloba
beskyldninganklage
syytös
optužba
megvádolásvádolás
ásökun
非難
고소
obtožba
anklagelse
การกล่าวหา
sự buộc tội

accusation

[ˌækjʊˈzeɪʃən] N (= charge) → acusación f
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accusation

[ˌækjʊˈzeɪʃən] naccusation f
an accusation of racism → une accusation de racisme
an accusation of corruption → une accusation de corruption
an accusation against sb → une accusation contre qn, une accusation à l'encontre de qn
to make an accusation → lancer une accusation
to make an accusation against sb → lancer une accusation contre qn
an accusation that ... → une accusation selon laquelle ...
to deny an accusation → nier une accusation
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accusation

nBeschuldigung f, → Anschuldigung f; (Jur) → Anklage f; (= reproach)Vorwurf m; he denied her accusation of dishonestyer wehrte sich gegen ihren Vorwurf, dass er unehrlich sei; a look of accusationein anklagender Blick
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accusation

[ˌækjʊˈzeɪʃn] naccusa
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accuse

(əˈkjuːz) verb
(with of) to charge (someone) with having done something wrong. They accused him of stealing the car.
ˌaccuˈsation (ӕ-) noun
the accused
the person(s) accused in a court of law. The accused was found not guilty.
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accusation

اتِّهام obvinění beskyldning Beschuldigung κατηγορία acusación syytös accusation optužba accusa 非難 고소 beschuldiging beskyldning oskarżenie acusação обвинение anklagelse การกล่าวหา suçlama sự buộc tội 指控
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accusation

n. acusación, imputación.
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