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English definition of “impeach”


verb [T]  /ɪmˈpitʃ/ law us  
politics & government to formally accuse a public official of a serious crime in connection with their job
noun [U]  /ɪmˈpitʃ·mənt/ us  
The federal judge faces impeachment.
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