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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “impeach”


verb [T]     /ɪmˈpiːtʃ/
to make a formal statement saying that a public official is guilty of a serious offence in connection with their job , especially in the US
The governor was impeached for wrongful use of state money .
United States politics and governmentBlaming and accusing
impeachable     /ɪmˈpiː.tʃə.bl̩/ adjective an impeachable offence
Legal and illegal
impeachment     /ɪmˈpiːtʃ.mənt/ noun [C or U] Blaming and accusingUnited States politics and government
(Definition of impeach verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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