allegations (plural noun)
  1. a claim or assertion that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically one made without proof.
    "he made allegations of corruption against the administration" ·
    "allegations that the army was operating a shoot-to-kill policy"
late Middle English: from Latin allegatio(n-), from allegare ‘allege’.
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How to use allegation in a sentence?
he has given the Department of Transport two months to disprove the allegation.
he withdrew an allegation based on his misreading of a newspaper article.
a mischievous allegation for which there is not a shred of evidence.
allegations that the army was operating a shoot-to-kill policy.
he made allegations of corruption against the administration.
a spokesman totally refuted the allegation of bias.
he vigorously denied the allegation.
a scandalous allegation.
a defamatory allegation.
How to say allegation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans bewering
Arabic (NOUN)الادعاء, ادعاء, الزعم, المزاعم, بالادعاء, والادعاء, لﻻدعاء, مزاعم, الاتهام, زعم, اتهام
Bangla অভিযোগ
Bosnian (Latin) navod
Bulgarian (NOUN)твърдение
Cantonese (Traditional) 指控
Catalan (NOUN)al·legació, denúncia
Chinese Simplified 指控
Chinese Traditional 指控
Croatian (NOUN)navod, tvrdnje, optužba
Czech (NOUN)tvrzení, obvinění
Danish (NOUN)påstand
Dutch (NOUN)bewering, aantijging, beschuldiging
Estonian väide
Filipino paratang
Finnish (NOUN)väite
French (NOUN)allégation
German (NOUN)Behauptung, Vorwurf, Anschuldigung, Unterstellung
Greek (NOUN)ισχυρισμό
Haitian Creole swa dizan
Hebrew האשמה
Hindi (NOUN)आरोप
Hungarian (NOUN)állítás
Icelandic meining
Indonesian (NOUN)tuduhan, dugaan
Italian (NOUN)allegazione, accusa, affermazione, asserzione
Japanese (NOUN)申し立て, 主張, 疑惑
Kiswahili hilo la
Korean (NOUN)주장
Latvian (NOUN)apgalvojums, pieņēmumu
Lithuanian (NOUN)įtarimas, teiginys, tvirtinimas, pareiškimas
Malay (Latin) Kpg
Maltese (NOUN)allegazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål påstanden
Persian شمار
Polish (NOUN)zarzut, twierdzenia
Portuguese (NOUN)alegação, acusação
Querétaro Otomi alegación ar
Romanian (NOUN)afirmaţia
Russian (NOUN)утверждение, обвинение
Serbian (Cyrillic) тврдња
Serbian (Latin) tvrdnja
Slovak (NOUN)tvrdenie, obvinenie
Slovenian (NOUN)trditev, obtožbo, domneva
Spanish (NOUN)alegación, acusación, denuncia, afirmación
Swedish (NOUN)påstående, anklagelse
Tamil குற்றச்சாட்டு
Telugu ఆరోపణ
Thai ข้อกล่าวหา
Turkish (NOUN)iddia
Ukrainian твердження
Urdu (NOUN)الزام
Vietnamese cáo buộc
Welsh (NOUN)honiad, cyhuddiad
Yucatec Maya alegación u
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