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American English: /əˈkjuz/
British English: /əˈkjuːz/

Translation of accuse in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • to accuse somebody of something/-ing
    acusar a alguien de algo/+ infinitive
    they were accused of racial discrimination/of distorting the facts
    los acusaron de discriminación racial/de tergiversar los hechos
    they stand accused of murder/robbery
    se les acusa de asesinato/robo
    our whole society stands accused
    la sociedad entera es la responsable
    Example sentences
    • He cannot overcome the problem of showing either that he is ‘charged’ or that he is accused of any ‘criminal offence’.
    • The prosecuting solicitor objected to bail on the basis that he was accused of an imprisonable offence and there were substantial grounds for believing he would abscond from the jurisdiction of the court.
    • A prosecutor in Nashville is accused of manipulating evidence to send a defendant to death row.

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