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verb [transitive] legal mainly American indict pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈdaɪt/
Word Forms
present tense
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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