impeach

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impeach(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to question the validity of)
a. impugnar
The witness' statement wasn't the same as before and we impeached his testimony.La declaración del testigo no fue la misma que anteriormente, e impugnamos su testimonio.
b. poner en tela de juicio
In an attempt to discredit the witness, the defense team tried to impeach his character.En un intento de desacreditar al testigo, el equipo de la defensa trató de poner su reputación en tela de juicio.
c. recusar
The lawyer impeached the witness when he discovered that he had worked for the defendant.El abogado recusó al testigo cuando se enteró de que había trabajado para el acusado.
2. (to charge with misconduct)
a. someter a un proceso de destitución
The senators tried to impeach the president because of the news of his drug scandal.Debido a las noticias de su escándalo con las drogas, los senadores trataron de someter al presidente a un proceso de destitución.
b. acusar de prevaricación
The attorney tried to impeach the judge after he wrongly sent his client to jail.El abogado trató de acusar al juez de prevaricación después de que mandara injustamente a su cliente a la cárcel.
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impeach
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (law)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. iniciar un proceso de destitución or un impeachment contra
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impeach [ɪmˈpiːtʃ]
transitive verb
1 (doubt) [+character, motive] poner en tela de juicio; [+witness] recusar
2 [+public official] (accuse) acusar de prevaricación; (try) procesar por prevaricación; [+president] someter a un proceso de destitución
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