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the accusednoun [ C ]

uk /əˈkjuːzd/ us /əˈkjuːzd/ plural the accused

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

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accusednoun [ C ]

us /əˈkjuzd/ plural accused law

a person or people who may be guilty of a crime and who are being judged in a court of law

(Definition of “accused” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)