Translation of accuse in Spanish:
- to accuse somebody
ofsomething/ -ingthey were accused of racial discrimination/of distorting the factsacusar a alguien dealgo/+ infinitivethey stand accused of murder/robberylos acusaron de discriminación racial/de tergiversar los hechosour whole society stands accusedse les acusa de asesinato/robola sociedad entera es la responsableExample 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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