indictment ( indictments plural )
1 n-count If you say that one thing is anindictmentof another thing, you mean that it shows how bad the other thing is.
oft N of n
It's a sad indictment of society that policemen are regarded as easy targets by thugs.
2 n-var An indictment is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime.
(mainly AM, LEGAL) oft N against n
Prosecutors may soon seek an indictment on racketeering and fraud charges...
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accusation, allegation, charge, impeachment, prosecution, summons
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