Definitions of "indictment"
  1. The procedure through which an individual is formally accused by the legal authorities
  2. A detailed written accusation made by a prosecutor, approved by a grand jury, that claims one or more people have committed a crime
How to use "indictment" in a sentence
  1. The court received the indictment detailing the charges against the defendant earlier this week.
  2. The grand jury reviewed the evidence before making a decision about the indictment.
  3. Every member of the criminal scheme is listed in the indictment.

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