accused: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-kyzd'), [key]
— adj.
  1. charged with a crime, wrongdoing, fault, etc.: the accused boy.
  2. a person charged in a court of law with a crime, offense, etc. (often prec. by the).
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