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Definition of Allegation


  1. The act of alleging or positively asserting.
  2. That which is alleged, asserted, or declared; positive assertion; formal averment
  3. A statement by a party of what he undertakes to prove, -- usually applied to each separate averment; the charge or matter undertaken to be proved.

Allegation Quotations

Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could.
William F. Buckley, Jr.

The Assembly has witnessed over the last weeks how historical truth is established; once an allegation has been repeated a few times, it is no longer an allegation, it is an established fact, even if no evidence has been brought out in order to support it.
Dag Hammarskjold

When one set of Jews labels another set of Jews 'anti-Semitic,' they are trying to monopolize the right to speak in the name of the Jews. So the allegation of anti-Semitism is actually a cover for an intra-Jewish quarrel.
Judith Butler

We have seen enough criminality on the part of government. It is hypocritical to make this allegation against me. They have narrowed the public sphere of influence.
Edward Snowden

God as my witness, may He strike me down if this allegation is true.
Paul Crouch
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Allegation Translations

allegation in German is Behauptung
allegation in Italian is affermazione
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