Impeach – meaning of the word and examples

If a court or a group in authority impeaches a president or other senior official, it charges them with committing a crime which makes them unfit for office. (Collins Dictionary)

To make a formal statement saying that a public official is guilty of a serious offence in connection with their job, especially in the US. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To charge with a crime or misdemeanor. (Merriam – Webster)

To remove from office especially for misconduct. (Merriam – Webster)

To bring an accusation against. (Merriam – Webster)

To cast doubt on. (Merriam – Webster)

To accuse (a public official) before an appropriate tribunal of misconduct in office. (Dictionary.com)

To bring an accusation against. (Dictionary.com)

Examples

Mark Penn: House Democrats shouldn’t impeach Trump.

https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/mark-penn-house-democrats-shouldnt-impeach-trump-it-will-anger-voters-and-the-senate-wont-remove-him

Democrats and Trump: What does it take to impeach a president?

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-46131046/democrats-and-trump-what-does-it-take-to-impeach-a-president

The impeach mob is gathering. Trump (and Americans) deserve better.

https://ipolitics.ca/2018/10/22/the-impeach-mob-is-gathering-trump-and-americans-deserve-better/

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