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incriminateverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈkrɪm·əˌneɪt/
to ​seem to show that someone is ​guilty of a ​crime: He ​refused to say anything on the ​grounds that he might incriminate himself.
incriminating
adjective  us   /ɪnˈkrɪm·əˌneɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
incriminating ​evidence/​statements
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"incriminate" in British English

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incriminateverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈkrɪm.ɪ.neɪt/
to make someone ​seemguilty, ​especially of a ​crime: A ​secretreport incriminating the ​company was ​leaked last ​week. He ​refused to say anything on the ​grounds that he might incriminate himself.
incriminating
adjective uk   /-neɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-neɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
incriminating ​remarks/​statements
incrimination
noun [U] uk   us   /ɪnˌkrɪm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of incriminate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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