English - Vietnamese Dictionary
indictmentsɪn'daɪtməntAdvanced English Dictionary
+a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
+an accusation of wrongdoing
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [C, usually sing.] ~ (of / on sb/sth) a sign that a system, society, etc. is very bad or very wrong: The poverty in our cities is a damning indictment of modern society. + This research is a terrible indictment on the medical profession.
2 [C] (especially AmE) a written statement accusing sb of a crime
3 [U] (especially AmE) the act of officially accusing sb of a crime: This led to his indictment on allegations of conspiracy.
1 sign that sth is bad/wrong
powerful | damning, scathing, terrible
Her speech was a scathing indictment of the government's record on crime.
2 accusing sb of a crime
criminal | fresh
VERB + INDICTMENT
A New York jury brought criminal indictments against the founder of the organization.
| be charged on, be convicted on, be tried on | plead (not) guilty to
INDICTMENT + VERB
charge (sb/sth with sth)
an indictment charging theft
in a/the ~
Two men were named in the indictment.
| on ~
a trial on indictment
| ~ against
They issued an indictment against them.
| ~ for
She was convicted on an indictment for conspiracy.
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