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indictmentnoun [C]

us   /ɪnˈdɑɪt·mənt/ law
An indictment is also a reason for giving blame: The high level of adult illiteracy is seen as an indictment of the country’s education policy.
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uk   /ɪnˈdaɪtmənt/ us   LAW
[U] the act of formally accusing someone of a serious crime: under indictment for sth He's currently under indictment for embezzlement.on indictment The defendent was tried on indictment.
[C] a written statement that formally accuses someone of a crime: on an indictment She was held to appear for trial on two indictments.
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