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Definition 1: a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for indictment in the sense of this definition

(indictment is a kind of ...) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

(... is a kind of indictment ) an indictment charging someone with murder

(... is a kind of indictment ) an indictment endorsed by a grand jury

(indictment is a part of ...) (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense

"he was arrested on a charge of larceny"

Definition 2: an accusation of wrongdoing - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where indictment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the book is an indictment of modern philosophy

(indictment is a kind of ...) a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt

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