a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
"the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
The act of accusing.
A formal charge brought against a person in a court of law.
Origin: * First attested in the late 14th century.
the act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense
that of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge
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Rank popularity for the word 'accusation' in Nouns Frequency: #2769
The numerical value of accusation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of accusation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The agreement did not address things like the accusation they have made against us.
The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting.
I categorically deny and reject the accusation that I was involved (in a corruption scheme) and having received any money from that customs fraud scheme.
Suspicion, wild accusation, deficiencies in evidence cannot be translated into accepted truths simply because an agency of prosecution says so or a media who wants something to be true says it must be without due process.
Prosecutors presented no evidence other than testimony from a police major in the National Security Sector of the Interior Ministry to support their accusation that the defendants planned to use violence to overthrow the government.
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Translations for accusation
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- acusacióCatalan, Valencian
- anklage, beskyldningDanish
- Beschuldigung, AnklageGerman
- syytös, syyte, syyttäminenFinnish
- 告発, 言いがかりJapanese
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