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stand accused (of something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstand accused (of something)stand accused (of something)a) SCTto be the person in a court of law who is being judged for a crime The former president stands accused of lying to the nation’s parliament. b) if you stand accused of doing something bad or wrong, other people say that you have done it The radio station stands accused of racism. stand
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stand accused (of something)It stands accused of being elitist and inaccessible.No surprise, then, that the airline stands accused of corporate arrogance and customer neglect.The two officials stand accused of ordering the beatings.He stands accused of possessing cocaine and marijuana.A mere 18 months ago members of his International Olympic Committee stood accused of taking bribes.He stood accused of trying to disguise a crude revenue-raising measure.
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