[ ri-krim-uh-ney-shuh n ]
/ rɪˌkrɪm əˈneɪ ʃən /
the act of recriminating, or countercharging: Hope gave way to recrimination with both sides claiming the moral high ground.
a countercharge: The poll suggests that the public is frustrated by the bickering and recriminations.
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- recrudescent typhus
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/ (rɪˌkrɪmɪˈneɪʃən) /
the act or an instance of recriminating
law a charge made by an accused against his accuser; countercharge
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1610s, from French récrimination, from Medieval Latin recriminationem (nominative recriminatio), noun of action from past participle stem of recriminari (see recriminate).
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