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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·cu·sa·tion /ˌækjəˈzeʃən, (ˌ)kju-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·cu·sa·tion n.
 1. The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense.
 We come not by the way of accusation
 To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.   --Shak.
 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.   --Matt. xxvii. 37.
 Syn: -- Impeachment; crimination; censure; charge.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the
           act of imputing blame or guilt [syn: accusal]
      2: an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence;
         "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of
         drunken driving" [syn: charge]