indictable offense

Definition of "indictable offense"
  1. A severe crime for which a prosecutor can present evidence to a grand jury
How to use "indictable offense" in a sentence
  1. Murder is a serious indictable offense that carries severe punishment.
  2. Theft was considered an indictable offense and presented to the grand jury.
  3. After his arrest, the charges against him were deemed an indictable offense.

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