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indictable

Line breaks: in¦dict|able
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʌɪtəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of indictable in English:

adjective

(Of an offence) rendering the person who commits it liable to be charged with a serious crime that warrants a trial by jury: company law contains a total of 138 indictable offences
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  • They've got power to arrest people, this is without warrant, who they believe on reasonable grounds have committed serious indictable offences.
  • Thus, if the jury acquit the accused of the more serious indictable offence, they may still convict of the summary offence.
  • Unless one has committed a serious indictable offence such as rape or murder, one has a good chance at starting anew.

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