BIDEN'S SON INDICTED ON GUN CHARGES
scrutiny noun [U]
UK /ˈskruː.tɪ.ni/ US /ˈskruː.t̬ən.i/
C2 the careful and detailed examination of something in order to get information about it:
The government's record will be subjected to/come under (close) scrutiny in the weeks before the election.
deceive verb [T]
UK /dɪˈsiːv/ US /dɪˈsiːv/
B2 to persuade someone that something false is the truth, or to keep the truth hidden from someone for your own advantage:
The company deceived customers by selling old computers as new ones.
The sound of the door closing deceived me into thinking they had gone out.
UK /tʃɑːdʒ/ US /tʃɑːrdʒ/
[C] LAW a formal statement accusing someone of committing a crime:
bring a charge against sb Charges were brought against the UK company under the Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act.
on a charge of sth She was arrested on a charge of fraud.
He was taken into custody but released without charge.
indict verb [T] LAW specialized
UK /ɪnˈdaɪt/ US /ɪnˈdaɪt/
If a law court or a grand jury indicts someone, it accuses them officially of a crime:
be indicted on a charge He was indicted on drug charges at Snaresbrook Crown Court.
be indicted for US Five people were indicted for making and selling counterfeit currency.
UK /ɪnˈdaɪt.mənt/ US /ɪnˈdaɪt̬.mənt/
[U] LAW specialized the act of making a formal statement accusing someone of something:
The indictment of an officer in connection with a police chase is extremely rare.
Some criminal cases are negotiated prior to indictment.
UK /ˈsɪt.ɪŋ/ US /ˈsɪt̬.ɪŋ/
existing or continuing at the present time:
a sitting Member of Parliament
plea noun [C]
UK /pliː/ US /pliː/
LAW a statement made by someone in a court of law in which they say if they are guilty of something that they are accused of:
a guilty/not guilty plea The guilty plea will mark the second time in eight years that the oil company has been convicted of a federal environmental crime in Alaska.
a plea of guilty/not guilty She entered a plea of not guilty in federal court Friday to multiple extortion and bribery charges.
enter/withdraw a plea Recent reforms will allow them to enter a plea of diminished political responsibility.
plea bargain noun [C] LAW
UK /ˈpliː ˌbɑː.ɡɪn/ US /ˈpliː ˌbɑːr.ɡɪn/
an agreement to allow someone accused of a crime to admit to being guilty of a less serious crime, in order to avoid being tried for the more serious one
throw something away/out phrasal verb with throw verb
B1 to get rid of something that you do not want any more:
So when are you going to throw away those old magazines?
(from Cambridge Dictionary)
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Today on CNN 10, we’re looking at more potential strikes in America as health care workers for Kaiser Permanente plan to join a list of industries in the past few months to head to the picket line. Then CNN 10 is learning about bed bugs in Paris. Will the city get rid of them before the Olympics next summer? And we’ll hear an emotional interview from CNN Senior Correspondent Sara Sidner on how she copes with fear while reporting from dangerous situations. All that and a look at what some are calling the concert venue of the future.
bedbug noun [C] トコジラミ，トコムシ，ナンキンムシ
UK /ˈbed.bʌɡ/ US /ˈbed.bʌɡ/
a very small insect that lives mainly in beds and feeds by sucking people's blood
(from Cambridge Dictionary)
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