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indictable
American English: /ɪnˈdaɪdəb(ə)l/
British English: /ɪnˈdʌɪtəb(ə)l/

Translation of indictable in Spanish:

adjective

  • (Law)
    tipificado como delito
    Example sentences
    • 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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