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impeach

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpiːtʃ/

Translation of impeach in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 [Law/Derecho][ acusar a un alto cargo de delitos cometidos en el desempeño de sus funciones ]
  • 2 (discredit) [testimony/motives] impugnar, poner* en tela de juicio; [witness] tachar
    Example sentences
    • In article 9, the bill declared ‘freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament’.
    • They obviously decided that they weren't going to be able to impeach my integrity, so they made the decision to leak the name of a national-security asset, who happened to be my wife.
    • This privatization of communal resources can impeach the integrity of scientific research.

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