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Meaning of "accusatory" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ACCUSATORY

accusatory  [əˈkjuːzətərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ACCUSATORY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Accusatory is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ACCUSATORY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of accusatory in the English dictionary

The definition of accusatory in the dictionary is containing or implying blame or strong criticism. Other definition of accusatory is denoting criminal procedure in which the prosecutor is distinct from the judge and the trial is conducted in public.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ACCUSATORY


advisatory
ədˈvaɪzətərɪ
ambulatory
ˈæmbjʊlətərɪ
defamatory
dɪˈfæmətərɪ
derogatory
dɪˈrɒɡətərɪ
dietary
ˈdaɪətərɪ
discriminatory
dɪˈskrɪmɪnətərɪ
excusatory
ɪkˈskjuːzətərɪ
explanatory
ɪkˈsplænətərɪ
exploratory
ɪkˈsplɒrətərɪ
inflammatory
ɪnˈflæmətərɪ
laboratory
ləˈbɒrətərɪ
lavatory
ˈlævətərɪ
mandatory
ˈmændətərɪ
migratory
ˈmaɪɡrətərɪ
obligatory
ɒˈblɪɡətərɪ
observatory
əbˈzɜːvətərɪ
predatory
ˈprɛdətərɪ
preparatory
prɪˈpærətərɪ
purgatory
ˈpɜːɡətərɪ
respiratory
ˈrɛspərətərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ACCUSATORY

accusable
accusably
accusal
accusant
accusation
accusatival
accusative
accusatively
accusatorial
accuse
accused
accusement
accuser
accusing
accusingly
accustom
accustomary
accustomed
accustomedness
accustrement

WORDS THAT END LIKE ACCUSATORY

anti-inflammatory
celebratory
circulatory
compensatory
confirmatory
conservatory
crematory
directory
gyratory
hallucinatory
modulatory
oratory
oscillatory
participatory
regulatory
research laboratory
self-explanatory
separatory
signatory
stimulatory
vibratory

Synonyms and antonyms of accusatory in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ACCUSATORY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «accusatory» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of accusatory

Translation of «accusatory» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ACCUSATORY

Find out the translation of accusatory to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of accusatory from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «accusatory» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

指责
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

acusatorio
570 millions of speakers

English

accusatory
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अभियोगात्मक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اتهامي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обвинительный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

acusatório
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অভিযোগাত্মক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

accusatoire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Accusatory
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

anklagend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

非難する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고소
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Accusatory
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

buộc tội
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குற்றம் சாட்டுகிற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आरोपात्मक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

suçlayıcı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

di accusa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oskarżycielski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обвинувальний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

acuzator
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατηγορητικές
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

beskuldigende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

accusatory
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

anklagende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of accusatory

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ACCUSATORY»

The term «accusatory» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.898 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ACCUSATORY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about accusatory

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ACCUSATORY»

Discover the use of accusatory in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to accusatory and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Accusatory Practices: Denunciation in Modern European ...
This fascinating book, written by excellent specialists, establishes a first inventory of this practice, leading the reader through the revolutionary and counter-revolutionary cultures of the last two centuries."—Francois Furet "This is a ...
Sheila Fitzpatrick, Robert Gellately, 1997
2
A History of Continental Criminal Procedure: With Special ...
The Accusatory System. § 3. The Inquisitorial System. § 4. The Mixed System. § 1 . The Three Types of Criminal Procedure. — The history of civilization, in its organization and procedure for the repression of crime, presents a limited number of ...
A. Esmein, 2000
3
Would You Convict?: Seventeen Cases that Challenged the Law
(9) "Arraignment" means the occasion upon which a defendant against whom an accusatory instrument has been filed appears before the court in which the criminal action is pending for the purpose of having such court acquire and exercise ...
Paul H. Robinson, 1999
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A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage
Accusatory (= accusing; of the nature of an accusation) is occasionally confused with accusatorial, q.v. Accusative, although sometimes used in the place of accusatory, should be restricted to its grammatical sense relating to the objective case ...
Bryan A. Garner, 2001
5
How to Stay Married & Love It!
A message containing the accusatory "you" is blaming. Blame and accusation are not good tools to use when resolving an issue. In a "you" message, the attention is focused on the person, rather than the behavior, the issue, or a solution.
Nancy Landrum, 2002
6
NOT "Just Friends": Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your ...
Like George and Georgia, most couples do recover over time. However, if the tone of the marriage continues to be punishment and retribution, the marriage will be unable to get the traction it needs to move forward into healing. Accusatory ...
Shirley Glass, 2007
7
Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Russia
objected and the trial continued in accusatory mode: the plaintiff presented lists of witnesses, whom the defendant promptly rejected as biased; documents were disputed; eventually the two men agreed to take an oath to resolve their ...
Nancy Kollmann, 2012
8
Political Murder and Reform in Colombia: The Violence Continues
Gaviria administration officials nevertheless defended the statute as a step toward an "accusatory" (rather than "inquisitive") system, although conceding the point that it was "a Colombian version" of the accusatory system.258 Fortunately, all of ...
Juan E. Méndez, 1992
9
The Behavior of Law
Relational distance also predicts and explains the style of law. For example, it predicts and explains whether law is accusatory, as in the penal and compensatory styles, or remedial, as in the therapeutic and conciliatory styles ( see pages 4–5).
Donald Black, 2010
10
Double Jeopardy Protection: A Comparative Overview
Despite the occurrence of proceedings specified in subdivision one, if such proceedings are subsequently nullified by a court order which dismisses the accusatory instrument but authorizes the people to obtain a new accusatory instrument ...
K. N. Chandrasekharan Pillai, 1988

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ACCUSATORY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term accusatory is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Review: 'Oklahoma!' Preserves a Classic While Adding Punch
He's a lean, pale, vulpine creature whose hollowed-out features and accusatory eyes bring to mind mug shots of violent young men with toxic ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Sleaford Mods: 'The thing is, there really is no future for a lot of …
Williamson's lyrics, though, are quintessentially English, every accusatory line and swear word delivered in an accent that is unapologetically ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Oxford MP backs campaign against child sexual exploitation
I also hope that in peer-to-peer situations it stresses that noticing signs must be approached sensitively and avoid accusatory tones. It is crucial ... «Cherwell Online, Jul 15»
4
Billionaire Rupert Admitted the Rich are Preparing for Social …
Selling luxury goods will become a tricky business as the rich will try to conceal their wealth from the accusatory masses. We are in for a huge ... «Top Secret Writers, Jul 15»
5
What would bring me back to Israel?
I said in an accusatory tone to my wife, separating our firstborn from her second-born brother, while threatening such punishments as having ... «Haaretz, Jul 15»
6
[UPDATED] What John Green Needs to Learn About Having a …
... it's possible to take them seriously while also remaining the adult in the relationship and not lowering yourself to their semi-accusatory level. «The Mary Sue, Jul 15»
7
London Road is a musical about the Ipswich prostitute murders …
... spree presided over by an eerie plastic Santa, and hinges on a repeated “um” that you can feel in your chest like a jabbing, accusatory finger. «New Statesman, Jul 15»
8
Foucault: from libertine to neoliberal
'Was Foucault a neoliberal?' So asked an accusatory headline the other day in Le Nouvel Observateur, France's centre-left news weekly. «Spiked, Jul 15»
9
Pick the best from both political worlds | Rich Elfers
From that time on, I listened to my accusatory feelings to understand what I was avoiding about myself. According to Shermer, a National ... «Bonney Lake and Sumner Courier-Herald, Jul 15»
10
Hamas gets its wings clipped
And the West's frightened agents rush to placate the Islamists from Gaza with investigative committees and false accusatory reports against ... «Israel Hayom, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Accusatory [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/accusatory>. Jul 2020 ».
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