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Noun: allegation  ,a-lu'gey-shun
  1. (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
    "an allegation of malpractice"
  2. A statement affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
    - allegement

Derived forms: allegations

Type of: accusal, accusation, claim

Encyclopedia: Allegation