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English definition of “accusation”

accusation

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌækjʊˈzeɪʃən/
a statement in which you say that someone has done something bad: He made a number of accusations against his former colleagues.Taking legal actionBlaming and accusing
(Definition of accusation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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