Significado de “impeach” - Diccionario inglés

impeach en inglés británico

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impeachverb [ T ]

uk /ɪmˈpiːtʃ/ us /ɪmˈpiːtʃ/

to make a formal statement saying that a public official is guilty of a serious offence in connection with their job, especially in the US:

The governor was impeached for wrongful use of state money.
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.

(Definición de impeach de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

impeach en inglés americano

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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.

(Definición de impeach de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

impeach en inglés de negocios

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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.

(Definición de impeach de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)