meaning of allegation

allegation meaning in General Dictionary

The work of alleging or positively asserting

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  • (legislation) an official accusation against somebody (usually in a court of legislation)
  • statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact you are willing to prove
  • The work of alleging or favorably asserting.
  • whatever is alleged, asserted, or declared; good assertion; formal averment
  • A statement by an event of what he undertakes to show, -- frequently applied to each split averment; the fee or matter done to-be proved.

allegation meaning in Legal Dictionary

n. a statement of claimed fact within a complaint (a written pleading filed to begin with a lawsuit), a criminal cost, or an affirmative security (the main written answer to a complaint). Until each declaration is proved it really is just an allegation. Some allegations are built "on information and belief" in the event that person making the declaration is not sure of a fact.


allegation meaning in Law Dictionary

The assertion, statement, or declaration of a celebration to an action, produced in a pleading, setting-out just what he wants to prove. A material allegation in a pleading is the one important to the claim or defense, and which may not be stricken through the pleading without leaving it insufficient. Code Civil Proc. Cal.


allegation meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c., "activity of alleging," from Middle French all


allegation meaning in Business Dictionary

Assertion, cost, claim, or declaration of fact in a court matter, created by the party whom undertakes to show it.


allegation - French to English

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allegation meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The act of alleging or absolutely asserting.

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  • (letter.) That which is alleged, asserted, or declared; good assertion; formal averment
  • (letter.) A statement by an event of what he undertakes to show, -- often put on each separate averment; the charge or matter undertaken become proved.

Sentence Examples with the word allegation

In a somewhat similar fashion, Lamennais (in the first stage of his speculations, represented by the Essai sur l'indiference en matiere religieuse, 1817-18 21) endeavoured to destroy all rational certitude in order to establish the principle of authority; and the same profound distrust of the power of the natural reason to-arrive at truth is exemplified (though the allegation has been denied by the author) in Cardinal Newman.

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