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allegation

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌæl.əˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ formal
C1 a statement, made without giving proof, that someone has done something wrong or illegal: Several of her patients have made allegations of professional misconduct about/against her. [+ that] Allegations that Mr Dwight was receiving money from known criminals have caused a scandal.
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in Chinese (Traditional) (未經證實的)指責,指控…
in Russian необоснованное обвинение…
in Turkish suçlama, zan altında bırakma, iddia…
in Chinese (Simplified) (未经证实的)指责,指控…
in Polish zarzut…
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