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indict

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈdaɪt/ specialized us  
If a law court or a grand jury indicts someone, it accuses them officially of a crime: He was indicted on drug charges at Snaresbrook Crown Court. US Five people were indicted for making and selling counterfeit currency.
indictable
adjective uk   /ɪnˈdaɪ.tə.bl̩/ us    /-t̬ə-/
Robbery is an indictable offence.
Translations of “indict”
in Chinese (Traditional) 控告,告發, 起訴…
in Russian предъявлять обвинение…
in Turkish suçlamak, itham etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 控告,告发, 起诉…
in Polish oskarżyć, postawić w stan oskarżenia…
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