[ in-dahyt-muh nt ]
/ ɪnˈdaɪt mənt /
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Origin of indictment
OTHER WORDS FROM indictmentnon·in·dict·ment, nounre·in·dict·ment, nounsu·per·in·dict·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reindictment
/ (ɪnˈdaɪtmənt) /
noun criminal law
a formal written charge of crime formerly referred to and presented on oath by a grand jury
any formal accusation of crime
Scot a charge of crime brought at the instance of the Lord Advocate
the act of indicting or the state of being indicted
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Cultural definitions for reindictment
[ (in-deyet-muhnt) ]
A formal accusation of a crime, presented to the accused party after the charges have been considered by a grand jury.
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