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indict

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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indictin‧dict /ɪnˈdaɪt/ ●○○ verb [intransitive, transitive] especially American English law 🔊 🔊 SCLto officially charge someone with a criminal offenceindict somebody for something 🔊 He was indicted for vehicular homicide in 1987.see thesaurus at accuse
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indictThe grand jury also named President Nixon as a co-conspirator, though he was not indicted.More sitting senators have been indicted and convicted of felonies than have been elected president.He was indicted April Fools' Day.The grand jury indicted Aronoff, R-Cincinnati, and Riffe, D-Wheelersburg, on two counts of filing a false statement.A leading cocaine trafficker has been indicted by the United States government.You could, as Karl Marx and others did, point to inequities in the distribution of wealth and indict capitalism.He was indicted for perjury before a grand jury.Appointed by President Carter in 1978, Collins became the fifth sitting judge to be indicted in the past decade.Most of the others indicted were vendors benefiting from contracts.indict somebody for somethingThree of the men were indicted for kidnapping.
From Longman Business Dictionaryindictin‧dict /ɪnˈdaɪt/ verb [intransitive, transitive] especially American EnglishLAW to officially charge someone with a criminal offenceindict somebody for something21 currency traders have been indicted for illegal trading practices.indictable adjectiveIt is debatable whether he committed an indictable offense.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
indict
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyindict
he, she, itindicts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyindicted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave indicted
he, she, ithas indicted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad indicted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill indict
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have indicted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam indicting
he, she, itis indicting
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you, we, theyare indicting
Past
I, he, she, itwas indicting
you, we, theywere indicting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been indicting
he, she, ithas been indicting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been indicting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be indicting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been indicting
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