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allegation

noun
     
Related topics: Crime and Law
al‧le‧ga‧tion [countable usually plural]
SC a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal, but that has not been proved
allegations of corruption/fraud/misconduct etc
Mr Singh has strongly denied the allegations of sexual harassment.
allegation that
an allegation that senior government figures were involved
allegation against
The teacher made serious allegations against a colleague.
allegation of
A committee will investigate allegations of racial discrimination.

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