Accusatorial



of, like, or pertaining to an .
Historical Examples

The proceeding, too, was inquisitorial, not accusatorial: it required no accusers.
Not Paul, But Jesus Jeremy Bentham

adjective
containing or implying blame or strong criticism
(law) denoting criminal procedure in which the prosecutor is distinct from the judge and the trial is conducted in public Compare inquisitorial (sense 3)

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  • Accusatory

    containing an ; : an accusatory look. Contemporary Examples Where health is concerned though, the accusatory finger of discrimination pivots. Is There Such a Thing as a ‘Gay Disease’? Kent Sepkowitz April 15, 2013 Indictments are accusatory instruments that have no evidentiary weight at all. Spinning Letterman’s Scandal Lloyd Grove October 13, 2009 By now […]

  • Accuse of

    to charge with the fault, offense, or crime (usually followed by of): He accused him of murder. to find fault with; blame. to make an . verb to charge (a person or persons) with some fault, offence, crime, etc; impute guilt or blame v. c.1300, “charge (with an offense, etc.), impugn, blame,” from Old French […]



  • Accused

    charged with a crime, wrongdoing, fault, etc.: the accused boy. a person or persons charged in a court of law with a crime, offense, etc. (often preceded by the). to charge with the fault, offense, or crime (usually followed by of): He accused him of murder. to find fault with; blame. to make an . […]

  • Accuseds

    charged with a crime, wrongdoing, fault, etc.: the accused boy. a person or persons charged in a court of law with a crime, offense, etc. (often preceded by the). noun (law) the accused, the defendant or defendants appearing on a criminal charge n. “person charged with a crime,” 1590s, from past participle of accuse (v.).



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