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verb [transitive] legal indict pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈdaɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyindict
he/she/itindicts
present participleindicting
past tenseindicted
past participleindicted
  1. to accuse someone officially of a serious crime
    indict someone/something on:

    The Governor has been indicted on 23 criminal counts including fraud.

    indict someone for (doing) something:

    He was indicted for crimes against humanity.

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