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implicate

Pronunciation: /ˈɪmpləkeɪt; ˈɪmplɪkeɪt/

Translation of implicate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • implicar*, involucrar they are implicated in the murder están implicados or involucrados en el asesinato
    Example sentences
    • I was able to show that several had been ‘doctored’ after Mary's forced abdication to justify what her enemies had done to her, implicating her in crimes she didn't commit.
    • Then if I am ever implicated in a crime that I didn't commit, I can prove my exact whereabouts beyond any reasonable doubt.
    • She had always felt that, by refusing to implicate him in the crime of adultery, she was saving him from the ruin that she faced every day.

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