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Definition of "impeachment" []

  • The act of impeaching a public official, either elected or appointed, before a tribunal charged with determining the facts of the matter (noun)
  • The state of being impeached (noun)
  • A demonstration, in a court of law, or before other finder of fact, that a witness was ingenious before and therefore is less likely to tell the truth now (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "impeachment" in a sentence
  • "I think the impeachment is about the misuse of funds as well."
  • "Perennial congressional gadfly Dennis Kucinich completely lost his political screws when he even uttered the word "impeachment" of President Obama over his action in Libya."
  • "BTW -- according to WikiPedia, "impeachment" is a charge brought against any high level officials."