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WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French acusacion or directly from Latin accusationem (nominative accusatio), noun of action from past participle stem of accusare (see accuse).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COUNTERACCUSATION

rebuttal

nouncounterstatement
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