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indictment

US [ɪnˈdaɪtmənt]
UK [ɪn'daɪtmənt]
  • n.起诉;控告;(制度、社会等的)衰败迹象;刑事起诉书
  • Web起诉状;公诉书;告发
Plural Form:indictments  
indictment
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n.
1.
[c][ususing]
~ (of/on sb/sth)
(制度、社会等的)衰败迹象,腐败迹象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.
我们的城市中贫民的苦况是现代社会的一大败象。
2.
[c]
刑事起诉书;公诉书a written statement accusing sb of a crime
3.
[u]
控告;起诉the act of officially accusing sb of a crime
This led to his indictment on allegations of conspiracy.
这件事最终使他被控犯有共谋罪。

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