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as in:  Her implication in the crime

She is suspected of implication in three burglaries.
  involvement in or the suggestion that someone was involved in something — especially a crime
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implication implicated implicates implicating
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  • She is suspected of implication in three burglaries.
  • The case took a new turn with her implication of her boyfriend in the theft.
  • The fault clearly lies with the manufacturer, but we were implicated in the lawsuit because our company installed their equipment.
  • She implicated three additional classmates in the cheating scandal.

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  • He was implicated in that share-pushing fraud of Bennito’s three years ago-we’re sure of that though we can’t prove it.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • Whilst probability in some cases is against certain people being implicated, yet we cannot say definitely that any one person can be considered as cleared of all complicity.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
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