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bill of indictment

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noun Law.
  1. a written accusation submitted to a grand jury for its decision.
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bill of indictment

noun
  1. criminal law a formal document accusing a person or persons of crime, formerly presented to a grand jury for certification as a true bill but now signed by a court official
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