Meaning of “implicate” in the English Dictionary

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"implicate" in British English

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implicateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈɪm.plɪ.keɪt/ us /ˈɪm.plə.keɪt/

to show that someone is involved in a crime or partly responsible for something bad that has happened:

Have they any evidence to implicate him in the robbery?

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

"implicate" in American English

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implicateverb [ T ]

us /ˈɪm·plɪˌkeɪt/

to show that someone is involved in a crime or partly responsible for something bad that has happened:

A lot of people were implicated in the scandal.

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