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suspicion

noun [C or U] (BELIEF IN SOMEONE'S GUILT)    /səˈspɪʃ.ən/
C1 a feeling or belief that someone has committed a crime or done something wrong : "I'm arresting you on suspicion of illegally possessing drugs ," said the police officer .mainly UK She is under suspicion of murder . In this particular case , they are above/beyond suspicion (= cannot be thought to be guilty ). His strange behaviour aroused / raised his neighbours ' suspicions.Guesses and assumptions
(Definition of suspicion noun (BELIEF IN SOMEONE'S GUILT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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