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English definition of “accuse”

accuse

verb [T]    /əˈkjuz/
to say that someone is responsible for a crime or for having done something wrong : He was accused of failing to pay his taxes . She accused me of lying . accusation    /ˌæk·jəˈzeɪ·ʃən/ noun [C] He denied the accusation, saying he was innocent .
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