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noun indictment pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈdaɪtmənt/
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  1. 1
    [countable] something that shows how bad or wrong something is
    indictment of:

    This incident is an indictment of the way the health service is being run.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] legal mainly American an official statement accusing someone of committing a serious crime, or the document with which this is done

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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