Definitions for Allegationˌæl ɪˈgeɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
al•le•ga•tionˌæl ɪˈgeɪ ʃən(n.)
the act of alleging; an affirmation or assertion.
an assertion made by a party in a legal proceeding, which the party then undertakes to prove.
an assertion made with little or no proof.
Origin of allegation:
1375–1425; late ME < L allēgātiō
(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
"an allegation of malpractice"
statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
allegation(noun)ˌæl ɪˈgeɪ ʃən
a statement without proof
An assertion, especially an accusation, not necessarily based on facts.
She put forth several allegations regarding her partner in hopes of discrediting his actions.
The act of alleging.
Origin: From allégation, from allegatio, from allegare. See allege.
the act of alleging or positively asserting
that which is alleged, asserted, or declared; positive assertion; formal averment
a statement by a party of what he undertakes to prove, -- usually applied to each separate averment; the charge or matter undertaken to be proved
Translations for Allegation
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to say, especially in making a legal statement, without giving proof
He alleged that I had been with the accused on the night of the murder.
- إدّعاء، زَعْمArabic
- alegaçãoPortuguese (BR)
- tvrzení, výpověďCzech
- die BehauptungGerman
- اظهار؛ ادعاFarsi
- טֵעֲנָה, הַאֲשָמָהHebrew
- dichiarazione, asserzioneItalian
- 주장, 단언Korean
- nepagrįstas tvirtinimasLithuanian
- apgalvojums (bez pierādījumiem)Latvian
- اظهار؛ ادعاPersian
- څرګندونه ، ادعاPashto
- afirmaţie (nedovedită)Romanian
- anklagelse, påståendeSwedish
- การกล่าวหา; ข้อกล่าวหาThai
- 指控Chinese (Trad.)
- заява, твердженняUkrainian
- الزام ، تہمتUrdu
- sự viện cớVietnamese
- 辩解Chinese (Simp.)
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