Definition of 'accuse'
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Now he plans to sue the man accused of obtaining the forgery. The Sun (2016)It recounts the story of a woman giving evidence in an indecency case and being asked what the accused man said to her. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They also say that the offences he is accused of are not crimes in England. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A company run by a connoisseur who sells investments in fine wine has been accused of fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2016)MINISTERS were last night accused of risking another health scandal after a 20 per cent cut in food inspectors. The Sun (2016)Banks often blame the victims of fraud, accusing them of being lax with their personal information, which can be used by fraudsters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)None of the three men has been formally accused of any wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are not involved in any plea bargain and have not been accused of any offence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is also accused of wounding another pupil. The Sun (2011)But success was overshadowed when he was accused of property fraud the day after his victory. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is also accused of another murder and of being part of two narcotics cartels. The Sun (2012) Another is to accuse him of political motives. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is a confrontation in which a theatre worker accuses another of working for the Stasi. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A man who was accused of insider dealing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A process of negotiation may occur between tax inspectors and those accused of tax frauds. Victimology - the victim and the criminal justice process (1989)It makes British legal history by giving teachers automatic anonymity if they are accused of an offence against a pupil. The Sun (2012)Many have been falsely accused of crimes to settle scores between families, and three quarters of them are being held without trial. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But if money must be found from criminal legal aid then there is one glaring solution - stop legal aid for wealthy defendants accused of fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The fund provided support for those accused of political offences by the South African regime. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And then, because the man she accused hired a lawyer, she was forced to hire one too. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)In the court of public opinion, celebrities accused of crimes are judged not on the facts, but on our taste. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Speaking to camera, the masked man accused the hostages of being spies for the British government and claimed that they had been abandoned. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'accuse'
British English: accuse /əˈkjuːz/ VERB
If you accuse someone of something, you say that you believe they did something wrong or dishonest.
He accused her of having an affair.
- American English: accuse
- Arabic: يَتَّهِمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: acusar
- Chinese: 指控
- Croatian: optužiti
- Czech: obvinit
- Danish: beskylde
- Dutch: beschuldigen
- European Spanish: acusar culpar
- Finnish: syyttää
- French: accuser
- German: beschuldigen
- Greek: κατηγορώ
- Italian: accusare
- Japanese: 訴える
- Korean: 고소하다 법적 조치를 하다
- Norwegian: beskylde
- Polish: oskarżyć
- European Portuguese: acusar
- Romanian: a acuza
- Russian: обвинять
- Spanish: acusar
- Swedish: anklaga
- Thai: กล่าวหา
- Turkish: suçlamak
- Ukrainian: звинувачувати
- Vietnamese: buộc tội
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