Indictment – meaning of the word and examples

A sign that a policy, system, society, etc. is bad or wrong. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A formal statement of accusing someone. (Cambridge Dictionary)

The action or the legal process of indicting. (Merriam – Webster)

The state of being indicted. (Merriam – Webster)

If you say that one thing is an indictment of another thing, you mean that it shows how bad the other thing is. (Collins Dictionary)

An indictment is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. (Collins Dictionary)


All of Robert Mueller’s indictments and plea deals in the Russia investigation so far.

Oversight of U.S. military’s food suppliers called into question after fraud indictment.

Indictment traces Scott Maddox dealings with undercover FBI agents.


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