HyperDic: allegation

English > 2 senses of the word allegation:
NOUNcommunicationallegation(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
communicationallegation, allegementstatements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
allegation > pronunciation
Soundsae.lahgey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > allegation: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law).
Example"an allegation of malpractice"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowergrievanceAn allegation that something imposes an illegal obligation or denies some legal right or causes injustice
lodgment, lodgementBringing a charge or accusation against someone
plaint(United Kingdom) a written statement of the grounds of complaint / complaint made to court of law asking for the grievance to be redressed
Broaderaccusation, accusalA formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person
Spanishacusación, demanda, querella
Catalandemanda, querella
English > allegation: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningstatements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove.
Synonymallegement
Narrowerbill of ParticularsThe particular events to be dealt with in a criminal trial
BroaderclaimAn assertion that something is true or factual
Spanishafirmción, alegación
Catalanal·legació

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