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English[]

Alternative spellings[]

  • accusasiowne, accusacion (both obsolete, Template:Defdate)

Etymology[]

From Old French acusation (French accusation), from Latin accūsātiō (accusation, indictment), from accūsō (blame, accuse). See accuse.

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /ˌæk.jʊˈzeɪ.ʃǝn/, SAMPA: /%{k.jU"zeI.S@n/
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    Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn

Noun[]

Singular
Accusation

Plural
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Accusation ({{{1}}})

  1. The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense.
    • , Shakespeare, Henry VIII, III-i:
      We come not by the way of accusation / To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.
  2. That of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge.
    • [They] set up over his head his accusation - Matthew 27:37
  3. A declaration of fault or blame against another.

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Translations[]

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French[]

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Accusation f. (plural Accusations)

  1. accusation

References[]

  • Accusation” in the Dictionnaire de l'Académie française, 8th Edition (1932-35).

Interlingua[]

Noun[]

Singular
Accusation

Plural
es

Accusation (es)

  1. accusation

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