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English noun: accusation

1. accusation (communication) a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt


Broader (hypernym)charge, complaint

Narrower (hyponym)allegation, blame, blame game, implication, imprecation, imputation, incrimination, inculpation, indictment, information, preferment, recrimination, self-accusation, self-condemnation

2. accusation (communication) an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence

SamplesThe newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving.


Broader (hypernym)assertion, asseveration, averment

Narrower (hyponym)countercharge

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