Meaning of “self-incrimination” in the English Dictionary

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"self-incrimination" in British English

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self-incriminationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌself.ɪn.krɪm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌself.ɪn.krɪm.əˈneɪ.ʃən/

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

"self-incrimination" in Business English

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self-incriminationnoun [ U ]

uk us LAW

the act of saying or doing something that shows that you are guilty of a crime:

The executive declined to testify about her part in the dismissals for fear of self-incrimination.

(Definition of “self-incrimination” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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