Meaning of “accusation” in the English Dictionary

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"accusation" in British English

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accusationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌæk.jəˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌæk.jəˈzeɪ.ʃən/

C1 a statement saying that someone has done something morally wrong, illegal, or unkind, or the fact of accusing someone:

You can't just make wild accusations like that!
He glared at me with an air of accusation.
[ + that ] What do you say to the accusation that you are unfriendly and unhelpful?

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(Definition of “accusation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)