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noun [countable]     accusation pronunciation in American English
/ˌækjəˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
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singularaccusation
pluralaccusations
  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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