indictment

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Accusation
an official written accusation on behalf of the government for a serious offence; a document outlining serious charges of an accused
{i} act of accusing; formal accusation presented by a grand jury (Law); accusation, criticism; state of being indicted
A formal accusation by a grand jury charging a person with a crime (see Information)
a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
A formal accusation of a felony
A formal statement presented by a prosecuting attorney or grand jury that lists the charges against a person accused of a crime The word is pronounced in-dite-ment
An accusation of a criminal offense made by a grand jury
The document, equivalent to a charge sheet in the Magistrates' court outlining the offences for which a defendant is to stand trial USA: a formal accusation returned by a Grand Jury, that charges a person with a serious crime It is on the basis of an indictment that an accused person must stand trial The requirements are laid down in the Indictment Act 1915
USA: a formal accusation returned by a Grand Jury, that charges a person with a serious crime It is on the basis of an indictment that an accused person must stand trial
A written accusation by a grand jury charging a person with a crime
(noun) The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is sufficient evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify a criminal trial
an accusation of wrongdoing; "the book is an indictment of modern philosophy"
The formal statement of an offense, as framed by the prosecuting authority of the State, and found by the grand jury
An accusation in writing and presented by a grand jury, legally convoked and sworn, to the court in which it is impaneled, charging that a person therein named has done some act, or been guilty of some omission, which by law is a public offense, punishable on indictment
Written accusation of a grand jury charging a crime
A written accusation issued by a grand jury charging that an individual or individuals have committed a specific crime and should be taken to trial
The formal charge returned by an investigating grand jury against an accused person
A written accusation returned by a grand jury and filed in superior court
An accusation in writing found and presented by a grand jury, charging that a person therein named has done some act, or been guilty of some omission, which by law, is a crime
a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense an accusation of wrongdoing; "the book is an indictment of modern philosophy
An accusation in general; a formal accusation
The document, running in the name of the Lord Advocate, charging someone with serious crime(s)
The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies
A formal accusation of a felony, issued by a grand jury after considering evidence presented by a prosecutor
The formal procedure used to deal with serious charges It forces a judgment into a higher court The accused is granted wider protection, such as trial by judge and jury, because of the serious penalties
A formal accusation by a grand jury charging a person with a crime (compare Information)
A written charge of felony The terms indictment and information seem to have been interchangeable for practical purposes at this time
An accusation in writing found and presented by a grand jury, legally convoked and sworn, to the court in which it is impaneled, charging that a person therein named has done some act, or been guilty of some omission, which, by law is a public offense punishable on indictment
A document that contains the felony (and perhaps also misdemeanor) charges that were voted by the grand jury
The act of indicting, or the state of being indicted
written accusation of a grand jury charging that a person or business committed a crime
A formal accusation by a grand jury that sets forth charges against a defendant and states when the alleged crime occurred An indictment is not a finding of guilt Guilt can only be determined by a judge or jury after a trial [From FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs The Enforcement Story]
An indictment is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. Prosecutors may soon seek an indictment on racketeering and fraud charges = charge. In criminal law, a formal written accusation of a crime affirmed by a grand jury and handed up to the court for trial of the accused. In the U.S., the indictment is one of three principal methods of charging offenses, the others being the information (a written accusation resembling an indictment, prepared and presented to the court by a prosecuting official) and, for petty offenses, a complaint by the aggrieved party or by a police officer. An indictment may contain several counts
If you say that one thing is an indictment of another thing, you mean that it shows how bad the other thing is. It's a sad indictment of society that policemen are regarded as easy targets by thugs
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{n} a written formal accusation of a crime by a grand jury
bill of indictment
official written accusation
bill of indictment
indictment: a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
filed an indictment
made a formal accusation
filing an indictment
making a formal accusation
indictments
plural of indictment
present an indictment
serve a formal written accusation
indictment