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English definition of “indict”

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.
(Definition of indict from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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