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indictment

noun uk   /ɪnˈdaɪt.mənt/ us  
[C usually singular] a reason for giving blame: This seems to me to be a damning indictment of the government's education policy. [C] specialized law a formal statement of accusing someone: The charges on the indictment include murder and attempted murder.
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