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Allegation vs. Accusation

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Allegationnoun

An assertion, especially an accusation, not necessarily based on facts.

‘She put forth several allegations regarding her partner in hopes of discrediting his actions.’;

Accusationnoun

The act of accusing.

Allegationnoun

The act of alleging.

Accusationnoun

(legal) A formal charge brought against a person in a court of law.

Allegationnoun

The act of alleging or positively asserting.

Accusationnoun

An allegation.

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Allegationnoun

That which is alleged, asserted, or declared; positive assertion; formal averment

‘I thought their allegation but reasonable.’;

Accusationnoun

The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense.

‘We come not by the way of accusationTo taint that honor every good tongue blesses.’;

Allegationnoun

A statement by a party of what he undertakes to prove, - usually applied to each separate averment; the charge or matter undertaken to be proved.

Accusationnoun

That of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge.

‘[They] set up over his head his accusation.’;

Allegationnoun

(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law);

‘an allegation of malpractice’;

Accusationnoun

a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt

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Allegationnoun

statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove

Accusationnoun

an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence;

‘the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving’;

Allegationnoun

a claim or assertion that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically one made without proof

‘allegations that the army was operating a shoot-to-kill policy’; ‘he made allegations of corruption against the administration’;

Accusationnoun

a charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong

‘accusations of bribery’;

Allegation

In law, an allegation is a claim of a unproven fact by a party in a pleading, charge, or defense. Until they can be proved, allegations remain merely assertions.There are also marital allegations: marriage bonds and allegations exist for couples who applied to marry by licence.

Accusationnoun

the action or process of accusing someone

‘there was accusation in Brian's voice’;

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Accusation

An accusation is a statement by one person asserting that another person or entity has done something improper. The person who makes the accusation is an accuser, while the subject against whom it is made is the accused.

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