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    It looks the same

    How to explain the difference in meaning and/or usage between to allege/to accuse ? Thank you.

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    Re: It looks the same

    Quote Originally Posted by 911911 View Post
    How to explain the difference in meaning and/or usage between to allege/to accuse ? Thank you.
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    Allege means "to state that someone has done something illegal or wrong without giving proof."

    Accuse means "to say that someone has done something morally wrong, illegal or unkind."
    Last edited by Atchan; 21-Sep-2010 at 22:13.

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