Definition of "impeachment"
  1. A legal process for prosecuting a public official accused of committing illegal acts while in office. It can also refer to the act of undermining the credibility of a witness by challenging their honesty or competency
How to use "impeachment" in a sentence
  1. His presidency has been marked by multiple impeachment inquiries.
  2. The defense team aimed at the impeachment of the prosecution's main witness.
  3. After facing charges of corruption, the mayor is now subject to impeachment.

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