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accusation

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The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed the world is ruled by little else. Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist.
John Maynard Keynes
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English

Etymology

Old French acusation (French accusation), [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] accusatio, from accusare. See accuse.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
accusation

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  1. The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense.
    • , Shakespeare, Henry VIII, III-i,  
      We come not by the way of accusation / To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.
  2. That of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge.
    • [They] set up over his head his accusation - Matthew 27:37
  3. A declaration of fault or blame against another.

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

accusation f. (plural accusations)

  1. accusation

References

  • accusation” in the Dictionnaire de l'Académie française, 8th Edition (1932-35).

Interlingua

Noun

Singular
accusation

Plural
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accusation (es)
  1. accusation

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