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noun [countable] accusation pronunciation in American English /ˌækjəˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. a claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong
    accusation of: There have been further accusations of corruption.
    accusation that: The police officer denied the accusation that she had lied.
    make/bring an accusation against someone: Several accusations were made against the government.
    level an accusation at someone: Accusations of fraud have been leveled at the city council.


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