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English definition of “impeach”

impeach

verb [T] uk   /ɪmˈpiːtʃ/ us  
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   /-ˈpiː.tʃə.bl̩/ us  
an impeachable offence
impeachment
noun [C or U] uk   /-mənt/ us  
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