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Synonyms for allegation
ˌæl ɪˈgeɪ ʃənal·le·ga·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. allegationnoun

    (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)

    "an allegation of malpractice"

    Synonyms:
    allegement

  2. allegation, allegementnoun

    statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove

    Synonyms:
    allegement

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. allegationnoun

    Synonyms:
    declaration, affirmation, averment

  2. allegationnoun

    Synonyms:
    excuse, plea

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How to use allegation in a sentence?

  1. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning:

    The allegation that I would do something like that is complete garbage and is totally made up. It never happened. Never, i really can't believe somebody would put something like this on air. Whoever said this is making stuff up.

  2. Scott Pelley:

    We learned more today about the President's allegation that he and his aides were caught up in Obama-era surveillance.

  3. Acting AFP Commissioner Neil Gaughan:

    No section of the community should be immune to this kind of activity or evidence collection more broadly, i reject the allegation ... that we are trying to intimidate journalists.

  4. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    This Week, the second sexual assault allegation and the sixth harassment allegation was leveled against Governor Governor Cuomo.

  5. Hamid Babaei:

    This is a baseless and unfounded allegation fabricated to tarnish the Iranian government image, particularly aimed at hampering current nuclear talks.


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