Meaning of “impeach” in the English Dictionary

"impeach" in British English

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impeachverb [ T ]

uk /ɪmˈpiːtʃ/ us /ɪmˈpiːtʃ/
impeachable
adjective uk /ɪmˈpiːtʃ.ə.bəl/ us /ɪmˈpiːtʃ.ə.bəl/

an impeachable offence
impeachment
noun [ C or U ] uk /ɪmˈpiːtʃ.mənt/ us /ɪmˈpiːtʃ.mənt/

The federal judge faces impeachment.

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

"impeach" in American English

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impeachverb [ T ]

us /ɪmˈpitʃ/ law

politics & government to formally accuse a public official of a serious crime in connection with their job

impeachment
noun [ U ] us /ɪmˈpitʃ·mənt/

The federal judge faces impeachment.

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

"impeach" in Business English

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impeachverb [ T ]

uk /ɪmˈpiːtʃ/ us LAW, GOVERNMENT

especially in the US, to formally accuse a public official of a serious offence in connection with their job:

He was suspended and later impeached amid a $60 million financial scandal.
impeachable
adjective

He said he was surprised that some things that are clearly wrong and even violations of the law were not impeachable offenses.

(Definition of “impeach” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)