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indict

verb [T, usually passive]
 
 
/ɪnˈdaɪt/ LAW
if someone is indicted in a court of law, they are officially accused of a serious crime: be indicted on charges He was indicted on charges of fraud.be indicted for sth The financier has been indicted for insider trading. The two defendants were indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh.
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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