CET6+ TEM8 GRE
- indict (v.)
- c. 1300, from Anglo-French enditer "accuse, indict" (late 13c.), Old French enditer "to dictate or inform," from Late Latin *indictare "to declare, proclaim in writing," from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + dictare "to say, compose in words" (see dictate). Retained its French pronunciation even after the spelling was re-Latinized c. 1600. In classical Latin, indictus meant "not said, unsaid." Related: Indictable; indicted; indicting.
- 1. The grand jury indicts or refuses to indict accused persons.
- 2. You can't indict whole people for the crudeness of a few.
- 3. Prosecutors said they wouldn't indict Mr. Hatoyama due to insufficient evidence.
- 4. I can indict you for abducting high school student.
- 5. In simple civil cases, the plaintiff may indict verbally.
- 对简单的民事案件, 原告可以口头起诉.
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