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accusation

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌæk.jʊˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us  
C1 a statement saying that someone has done something morally wrong, illegal, or unkind, or the fact of accusing someone: You can't just make wild accusations like that! He glared at me with an air of accusation. [+ that] What do you say to the accusation that you are unfriendly and unhelpful?
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