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  • reprocher (une infraction à qqn)
  • imputer (une infraction à qqn)
  • retenir (qqch. contre qqn)
  • accuser (qqn de qqch.)
  • Phraséologie :
  • For this act, the accused is charged with murder. = De ce chef, l’accusé doit répondre (du crime) de meurtre.
  • The indictment charges the accused with fourteen counts of… = L’acte d’accusation a retenu contre l’accusé quatorze chefs de…
  • For all the counts, the accused is charged cumulatively with all forms of personal responsibility. = Pour tous les chefs d’accusation, l’accusé doit répondre ensemble de tous les faits de participation engageant sa responsabilité individuelle