CET6+ IELTS TOEFL
1. al- "ad-, to" + leg- "depute, send" + -ation.
2. => send for sth as evidence, bring forth as evidence.
- allegation (n.)
- early 15c., "action of alleging," from Middle French allégation, from Latin allegationem (nominative allegatio) "a sending, despatching," noun of action from past participle stem of allegare (see allege).
- 1. The allegation has caused one lecturer's career to bite the dust.
- 2. Such an allegation is utterly without foundation.
- 3. That allegation is a flat-out lie.
- 4. He made the allegation under the protection of parliamentary privilege.
- 5. The lawyer's allegation was proved.
[ allegation 造句 ]